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Reclaiming Childhood from Corporate Marketers

CCFC educates the public about commercialism's impact on kids' wellbeing and advocates for the end of child-targeted marketing. Learn more...

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Why Kids Need Commercial-Free

Why is advertising harmful to children? How do marketers target kids? Why is screen-free time essential to healthy development? How can we de-commercialize holiday celebrations and school book fairs? Find resources...

Take a Stand for Children

Our voices make a difference. Visit our Action Center to learn about CCFC’s current campaigns to stop the corporate takeover of childhood and how you can get involved. Take action!

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Recent News

Don't Let Big Tech Gut COPPA

The only federal law to protect children’s privacy online is under attack, and we need your help to save it. The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) empowers parents to protect their...

Our Impact: CCFC Gets Big YouTube Changes

Last year, CCFC, Center for Digital Democracy, and our lawyers at Georgetown Law's IPR filed an FTC complaint detailing how Google illegally collects, uses, and profits off of kids’ personal...

FTC Facebook Settlement Sells Out Kids

On July 24, the FTC announced its settlement with Facebook following a 16 month investigation into Facebook's deceptive practices. Below is CCFC Executive Director Josh Golin's statement on the...

Kids On YouTube

CCFC's advocacy has pushed the FTC to clamp down on YouTube's illegal targeting of children -- including putting a stop to behavioral advertising on kid-targeted content. Read more.

Echo Dot Kids

A new CCFC investigation has revealed deeply troubling findings about Amazon’s Echo Dot Kids, including that Amazon keeps children’s data even after parents try to delete it. We’re calling on the FTC to investigate Amazon for this and other blatant violations of children’s privacy law – because parents, not Jeff Bezos, should be in charge of children’s data. Learn more about our findings, and Echo Dot’s privacy problems, here.