It’s an important victory. But it’s not a complete one.
Despite what the marketers in our inboxes – and everywhere else – want us to think, holiday happiness does not require buying into consumerism. In fact, opting out of the shopping frenzy might be exactly what we need.
The FTC can – and must – find out.
The biggest lesson of this settlement and its aftermath? The way we make and think about media for children needs to change.
What we learned from our conversation with psychologist Dr. Sharon Maxwell and her daughter, learning designer and educator, Chelsea Maxwell.
The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) empowers parents to protect their children’s privacy, restricts what data can be collected from kids, and limits how that data can be used.
For more than 20 years, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) has been the only federal law stopping tech companies from exploiting kids’ data for profit.
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 information on YouTube.