Implications Of COPPA Changes — Beyond Kids' Sites

Law360, New York (November 29, 2011, 12:13 PM EST) -- The Federal Trade Commission's proposed changes to the Children's Online Privacy Protection rule (COPPA) have implications for all businesses, whether they direct their websites to children or not. The FTC has extended the comment deadline to Dec. 23. 

Thus, companies have time to communicate to the agency that the proposed children's privacy rules must be clarified in order to prevent unintentional damage to standard online business models and general online liability protections. Websites, online advertising, social networking ventures and mobile applications potentially could be affected....
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