FTC’s New Children’s Privacy Guidance: 4 Traps To Avoid

Law360, New York (April 30, 2013, 12:11 PM EDT) -- With the release of long-awaited guidance on the Federal Trade Commission’s revised children’s privacy rule, companies are scrambling to bring their websites, mobile applications and other online services into compliance before the July 1, 2013, deadline.

The guidance, which the FTC provided in over 90 frequently asked questions, clarifies amendments to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act rule, which the FTC adopted last December. The FAQs provide greater certainty on how staff plan to apply the revised COPPA rule in an online environment where multiple parties...
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