House Members Laud Proposed Changes To COPPA Rule

Law360, New York (October 5, 2011, 2:03 PM EDT) -- Lawmakers on a House subcommittee praised the Federal Trade Commission on Wednesday for its “thoughtful” proposed revisions to its online privacy rule for children, but industry advocates cautioned against backing these changes without fully considering their impact on businesses.

Several commerce, manufacturing and trade subcommittee members — including Chairman Mary Bono Mack, R-Calif., and ranking member G.K. Butterfield, D-N.C. — lent bipartisan support to the agency's first proposed update to its Children's Online Privacy Protection Act rule in more than a decade, agreeing that the changes...
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