Kids Sites On Hook For 3rd Parties Under COPPA, FTC Says

Law360, Washington (March 8, 2013, 8:22 PM EST) -- A Federal Trade Commission official on Friday warned child-directed websites that they would face enforcement actions under its online privacy rule for children if they failed to stop third parties that are on their site from collecting data without parental consent.

During the International Association of Privacy Professional’s annual privacy conference in Washington, FTC senior attorney Mamie Kresses cautioned companies that having a service agreement in place that barred plug-ins, ad networks and other third parties from collecting information from children under 13 would not be...
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