On September 8, 2011, the U.S. District Court for the
Northern California entered a Consent Decree and Order for Civil Penalties,
Injunction and Other Relief against a mobile apps developer, W3 Innovations
LLC, and its owner, Justin Maples.
There are several commentaries about this that immediately...
by Erika Brown Lee, Susan Linda Ross and
Pamela Jones Harbour
Does your company offer mobile
apps with animated characters? Does your website have a section aimed at
students, explaining your goods or services in a fun and educational way? Does
your company run a contest for students to...
This blog post is "directed to" all website owners and operators whose websites may be "directed to" (the actual term used in COPPA) children under the age of 13 or who actually know that kids access their site. COPPA is the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998. Its...
by Sheila Millar, Tracy Marshall, and Crystal
On December 19, 2012, the
Federal Trade Commission ("FTC" or "Commission") issued
final rule amendments concluding its review of the Children's Online Privacy
Protection Act ("COPPA") Rule ("final...