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Chinese Regulation Of Children's Personal Data Goes Into Effect
On October 1, 2019, China's new regulation to protect personal data related to children – called the "Measures on Online Protection of Children's Personal Data" – went into effect.
16 Oct 2019
China's Internet Regulator Drafts COPPA-Like Rules For Children's Data Privacy
In early June, the Cyberspace Administration of China released for public comment new draft regulations applicable to the collection of personal information relating to children under 14
20 Jun 2019
Consumers And Senators Urge FTC To Investigate New Child-Focused, Voice-Activated Device
On May 9, 2019, a coalition of consumer groups submitted a complaint to the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") regarding Amazon's Echo Dot Kids Edition ...
United States
4 Jun 2019
Cybersecurity 2019 — The Year In Preview: COPPA, The GDPR, And Protecting Children's Data
Since the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect in May 2018, one of the most common questions for practitioners is what the GDPR means for children.
United States
28 Dec 2018
Settlement Offers Guidance On What "Reasonable" Security Means Under COPPA
The FTC's COPPA Guidance does an admirable job explaining the basics of what a business needs to do to comply with COPPA, but is vague as to how a business must protect personal information...
United States
18 Jan 2018
Cybersecurity 2018 – The Year In Preview: HIPAA Compliance
This is the first of a multi-part end-of-year series examining important trends in data privacy and cybersecurity during the coming year.
United States
25 Oct 2017
FTC Updates COPPA Guidance For Businesses
On June 21, 2017, the FTC updated its COPPA Compliance Guidance for businesses. The new guidance includes new descriptions of services and products covered by COPPA...
United States
30 Jun 2017
The Internet Of Toys
Privacy advocates in both the United States and Europe are urging regulators to take a hard look at the privacy ramifications of internet-connected toys, which are often conventional toys augmented by companion mobile applications.
United States
20 Mar 2017
Hey, Alexa – Tell Me About My Privacy Rights!
For internet-of-things watchers, some information to chew on: several news outlets have reported on a dispute between Amazon and law enforcement investigators in Bentonville, Arkansas.
United States
3 Feb 2017
Sharing Consumer Health Information? Look To HIPAA And The FTC Act
The HIPAA Privacy Rule applies to HIPAA covered entities— a health plan, most health care providers, or a health care clearinghouse.
United States
2 Nov 2016
Cybersecurity News And Notes: June 27, 2016
The FTC settled with mobile advertising company InMobi for $950,000 in civil penalties, along with the implementation of a privacy program, based on the FTC's charges...
United States
1 Jul 2016
FTC Announces COPPA Settlements Based On Persistent Identifiers
The COPPA Rule requires website and online service operators to give notice to parents and obtain verifiable parental consent before collecting children's "personal information" online.
United States
9 Mar 2016
COPPA, Meet DOPPA – AG Action Leads To New Child-Protection Data Privacy Laws
Delaware Attorney General Matt Denn is serious about online privacy, and aims to make Delaware "the safest state in America for kids to use the internet."
United States
24 Sep 2015
The FTC, COPPA, And Riyo's "Face Match To Verified Photo Identification"
The FTC's COPPA (the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act) Rule requires website operators to obtain "verifiable parental consent" prior to collecting, using, or disclosing personal information from children.
United States
17 Aug 2015
Privacy Issues In Smart Electrical Grids: Another Internet Of Things Problem
Smart grids represent an exciting frontier in the Internet of Things, with ramifications for energy efficiency, weather resiliency and climate change, among others.
United States
25 Feb 2015
Update On President Obama’s Summit On Cybersecurity And Consumer Protection
Last week, President Barack Obama visited Stanford University for the White House Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection.
United States
24 Feb 2015
Update On President Obama’s "Summit On Cybersecurity And Consumer Protection," Part I
The first ever Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection was convened today at Stanford University, keynoted by President Obama.
United States
17 Feb 2015
COPPA Compliance Is Important For General Audience Websites, Too
Yelp’s $450,000 settlement with the FTC in September should serve as an important reminder for all owners and operators of websites or mobile apps.
United States
29 Oct 2014
Lessons from the iCloud Celebrity Hack
The highly publicized hacking of the iCloud accounts of dozens of celebrities was disclosed over Labor Day weekend and has raised larger, more serious concerns.
United States
12 Sep 2014
New COPPA Safe Harbor Added By iKeepSafe
Last week, the FTC announced approval of a new Safe Harbor Program under the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, called iKeepSafe.
United States
19 Aug 2014
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