Privacy Groups Rebuke Call For COPPA Rule Delay

Law360, New York (April 23, 2013, 8:40 PM EDT) -- A coalition of consumer groups on Tuesday asked the Federal Trade Commission to reject the online industry's recent request for a six-month extension to comply with the FTC's online privacy rule for children, saying companies have had more than enough time to adjust their business practices.

In a letter to FTC Chairman Edith Ramirez, the Electronic Privacy Information Center, Consumer Watchdog, Children Now and 16 other advocacy groups urged the commission to not budge from its plan to begin enforcing its broadened Children's Online Privacy Protection...
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