Lawmakers Revive Do Not Track Kids Bill

Law360, New York (November 14, 2013, 5:57 PM EST) -- A bill introduced in Congress on Thursday would update sections of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act relating to the collection, use and disclosure of children’s personal information and establish new protections for personal information of children and teens.

The bill, introduced by Sens. Edward J. Markey, D-Mass., and Mark Kirk, R-Ill., and Reps. Joe Barton, R-Texas, and Bobby Rush, D-Ill., is being called the Do Not Track Kids Act. Currently, COPPA covers children age 12 and younger, and it requires operators of commercial websites and...
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