Lots of Angst in Complying With New Children's Online Privacy Regs

Smaller websites and apps seek to avoid regs altogether

Eric Goldman, a professor of law at Santa Clara University School of Law and director of the school's High Tech Law Institute, had some pointed advice for websites and apps trying to comply with the new updates to the federal government's children's privacy law: avoid it. "Do everything you can to avoid being covered by the statute," he said today during a panel briefing hosted by TechFreedom, a Washington, D.C. think tank.