Posts Tagged: coppa


When Kids’ Toys Are Listening, the FTC is Watching

Chinese toymaker VTech recently settled charges with the FTC in the first-ever case involving internet-connected toys. VTech became a victim of cyber attackers back in 2015, when hackers …
By Amanda G. Ciccatelli
3 years ago 0

Stricter COPPA Rules Go Into Effect July 2013

The 1998 Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), which provides a number of rules and regulations with respect to children's online privacy, recently got an overhaul. The Federal …
By Adrienne Kendrick
7 years ago 0

FTC Goes After Jerk.com for Online Harassment of Kids

On April 17, 2013, the United States Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued an Order Denying Petition to Quash Civil Investigative Demand in the Matter of Jerk, LLC. This means …
By Gene Quinn
8 years ago 8

FTC Strengthens Kids’ Privacy, Gives Parents Greater Control Over Their Information By Amending COPPA Rule

The Federal Trade Commission initiated a review in 2010 to ensure that the COPPA Rule keeps up with evolving technology and changes in the way children use and …

App Developer Settles FTC Charges It Violated Children’s Privacy

A developer of mobile applications, including children’s games for the iPhone and iPod touch, will pay $50,000 to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that it violated the …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 0