EU Watchdog Wants Stronger Internet Safety For Kids

Law360, New York (July 17, 2012, 10:26 PM EDT) -- A European data privacy watchdog on Tuesday pushed the online industry, member states and the European Commission to work together to ensure that children are shielded from excessive data collection and behavioral advertising under a recently announced commission plan to strengthen such protections.

Assistant European Data Protection Supervisor Giovanni Buttarelli praised the proposed “European Strategy for a Better Internet for Children” — which the European Commission unveiled May 2 — for “fully embracing” the importance of giving children effective and age-appropriate means to protect their personal...
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