FTC To Give Leeway On Kids' Privacy Rule, Ohlhausen Says

Law360, New York (May 23, 2013, 10:17 PM EDT) -- The Federal Trade Commission won't immediately begin enforcing its newly revised online privacy rule July 1, Commissioner Maureen Ohlhausen told Law360 this week in an interview that highlighted her personal preference for tempering privacy enforcement actions with careful research and business education.

Last month, the FTC denied online industry trade groups' efforts to delay implementation of the revised Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act rule, confirming that child-directed websites and affiliated third-party services would have until July 1 to comply with their expanded obligations.

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