COPPA Guide Updated To Tackle Student Privacy Concerns

Law360, New York (April 23, 2014, 6:56 PM EDT) -- The Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday expanded its children's online privacy rule guidance to provide schools with more assistance in dealing with the hot-button issue of how to obtain consent for the collection of students' personal data.

In a blog post, the agency revealed that it had updated its frequently asked questions document in an attempt to better explain how the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act rule applies to the collection of data from children under 13 by the website operators with which schools contract to...
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