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New Rules For Kid Privacy From the FTC
The FTC is seeking comments on its new (just released!) revisions to their rules for administering the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). The current Rule has been in place since 2005, and a few things have transpired online in the meantime (things like geolocation, the rise of social media, and a host of other things now too pervasive even to warrant a mention). This most recent review began in 2010, and is genuinely a big deal for any industry that either deals with kids under the age of 13, or specifically does not want to deal with kids under the age of 13. In other words, pretty much anyone doing anything online.
Obviously, the comment period