Revised Kids' Privacy Rule Leaves Wiggle Room On Day 1

Law360, New York (June 28, 2013, 10:06 PM EDT) -- Many companies are still scrambling to meet their new obligations under the Federal Trade Commission's online privacy rule for children, but attorneys say that failing to be in compliance when the rule takes effect Monday is unlikely to trigger agency action.

Child-directed websites and their third-party affiliates have been anxiously awaiting July 1, when existing restrictions on the collection of personal information from children under 13 will be expanded by the implementation of the revised Children's Online Privacy Protection Act rule.

The FTC recently released a...
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