U.S. Is Tightening Web Privacy Rule to Shield Young

The Federal Trade Commission is moving toward updating the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) to protect children online. The new privacy rules would require that children's sites get permission from parents before tracking and targeting children on the web for the purpose of advertising. CCFC and other children's advocates welcome the changes, since COPPA, at nearly 15 years old, doesn't adequately protect children's privacy in the current technological landscape. Read more in this New York Times article.

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