FPF is committed to helping the app marketplace comply with the FTC’s revised Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act COPPA rule. As explained in our public comments filed with the FTC, we think that one way to help companies and parents alike is to encourage collaboration.
You’re 10 years old. You love the idea of putting your thoughts and opinions out there for the world to see—but perhaps you aren’t quite ready for mega-trafficked social media platforms like Facebook and YouTube. Age restrictions set by these sites aside, you may not being thinking all that much about the consequences of revealing personal information or the risks of connecting with strangers. But, naturally, interacting with friends and being social is a big part of your tween and teen years. What do you do?
As the reality sinks in – that COPPA 2.0, which as of July 1st is now the law of the land – mobile app developers need to consider how to achieve compliance with these new regulations. If you’ve been resisting COPPA to this point, it’s probably time to understand the options available to you, choose one that is consistent with your objectives and move forward.
Centennial College's kidsmediacentre launches Ethical Review for Children's ...
Canada NewsWire (press release)
The kidsmediacentre report coincides with the newly amended U.S. Federal Trade Commission's Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), which took effect July 1, 2013. While COPPA is a U.S. regulatory framework, compliance is mandatory for ...