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FTC To Review The Children's Online Privacy Protection Act
The FTC is taking a fresh look at the COPPA to evaluate the amendments that went into effect in 2013 and to consider whether additional modifications are warranted in light of rapidly changing technology, such as...
United States
12 Aug 2019
Children's Advertising >> After 20 Years, COPPA Shows No Signs Of Slowing Down
Last year marked 20 years since Congress passed the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA).
United States
17 Jul 2019
Two Websites Settle FTC Allegations That They Failed To Secure Consumer Data
On April 30, 2019, the Criminal Division of the U.S. Department of Justice ("DOJ") released a new corporate compliance guidance document for prosecutors ...
United States
5 Jun 2019
Advertising, Marketing & Promotions Alert >> Video Social Networking App Agrees To Pay $5.7 Million To Settle FTC's COPPA Action
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently obtained the largest civil settlement ever in a children's privacy case.
United States
4 Apr 2019
New York Attorney General Reaches Record COPPA Settlement With AOL
Oath, Inc., formerly known as AOL Inc., agreed to pay $4.95 million to settle allegations brought by the New York State Attorney General's Office that AOL violated the COPPA by collecting personal information...
United States
14 Dec 2018
Children's Advertising >> Developments In Connected Technology Create New COPPA Challenges
After a resoundingly quiet 2017, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) started 2018 with a bang, announcing two back-to-back settlements with companies ...
United States
25 May 2018
What We Can Learn From The FTC's 2017 Privacy And Data Security Update
The enforcement actions discussed in the Report provide valuable insight into the FTC's priorities with respect to privacy and data security in 2018.
United States
14 Mar 2018
Children's Privacy And Children-Directed Influencer Marketing Face Greater Scrutiny
Regulators and industry watchdogs, concerned that children are becoming more vulnerable to new technologies and sales techniques used by marketers, are taking a stronger stance against practices that violate children's privacy and marketing regulations.
United States
19 Apr 2017
FTC's First COPPA Action Against Mobile Ad Network Highlights Risks For Operators As Well
Under the settlement, InMobi will pay the FTC $950,000 in civil penalties (reduced from $4 million, the largest COPPA penalty to date), delete all inappropriately collected data and implement a comprehensive privacy program.
United States
18 Jul 2016
Children's Advertising >> Children's Privacy At The Heart Of Regulatory Action
Regulators and industry members continued to focus attention on children's privacy, particularly in response to the rush of technology involving child-directed toys and child-directed apps.
United States
22 Apr 2016
FTC Announces COPPA Actions Against App Developers
COPPA prohibits operators of web sites and online services from collecting personal information from children under 13 years of age without the express approval of their parents.
United States
14 Jan 2016
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