FTC Refuses To Delay Children's Online Privacy Revisions

Law360, Los Angeles (May 6, 2013, 9:26 PM EDT) -- The Federal Trade Commission on Monday denied an effort by online industry trade groups to delay implementation of its revised Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, saying companies will have had more than six months to adjust to the new guidelines.

The commission voted to keep July 1 as the effective date for the updated online privacy rules for children. The 12-year-old regulation's scope will be broadened to include technologies like device identifiers and third-party services that have actual knowledge that they are collecting personal information from...
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