Tagged With "Children's Privacy"

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Final COPPA update just in time for holidays

Rosemary O'Neill ·
All I wanted for Christmas was for COPPA to be finalized...(just kidding, I'm not THAT nerdy.) The amended rule goes into effect July 1, 2013.   COPPA is the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, which has been winding its way...
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Children's Privacy: Update on COPPA

Rosemary O'Neill ·
COPPA is the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, enacted in 1998 in order to restrict the collection and use of data collected from children 13 and under. We posted an update here almost one year ago, noting that COPPA was still under...
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Another bite at the COPPA apple

Rosemary O'Neill ·
Once upon a time, there was a COPPA Rule.  It was enforced by the FTC and lo, many beheld it to be out-of-date and unworkable.   Yet hark!  The FTC spread tidings throughout the land that the COPPA rule would be modified and...
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Re: 5 Potential COPPA Changes that May Affect You

Hi Rosemary, Thanks for the COPPA update. Can you call out the cavalry on the eve question shark forum? There are a bunch of us whose entire websites and forums have been down for an hour without response from social strata. Thanks so much.
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Re: 5 Potential COPPA Changes that May Affect You

Harold ·
I think the basic age limit should be raised to 18. Just had a high school senior friend me on Facebook simply because I graduated there 25 years earlier. I seriously doubt that she would really want to hang out with a 43 year old truck driver.
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Re: 5 Potential COPPA Changes that May Affect You

Rosemary O'Neill ·
You're welcome Lynda! And the cavalry resolved the issue yesterday...I'm looking to improve our outward communications when things like that happen; we'd like to be much more proactive than we were yesterday, and I'm sorry for that. Harold, I might agree with you. It's kind of funny that the actual age issue never really came up in their discussions. It's probably because there are certain situations where you wouldn't want to lock out 15-16 year olds.
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Re: 5 Potential COPPA Changes that May Affect You

carolevans ·
The conversation about kids online is an interesting conversation. Sometimes it is tricky to navigate these waters. Do you guys staff an ip lawyers or do you use one from the outside. I would be interested to see how small businesses handle these issues.
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5 Potential COPPA Changes that May Affect You

Rosemary O'Neill ·
What the Heck is COPPA? COPPA stands for the "Children's Online Privacy Protection Act," enacted in 1998 to limit the collection of personally identifiable information from kids 13 and under without their parents' consent.  The Act is starting to...
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