16 CFR Part 312; Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule Review; Project No. P104503 #00164 

Submission Number:
00164 
Commenter:
Benedict Sarnaker
Organization:
University of Notre Dame
State:
Maryland
Initiative Name:
16 CFR Part 312; Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule Review; Project No. P104503

Please modify these proposals. As they now stand, all you will be doing is encouraging under-age children to lie about their age - and make life even more complicated for their parents. Since the children WILL lie, it also further poisons the relationship with their parents. Both of these outcomes totally negate the positive possibilities of your proposed legislation and will further undermine public trust in Congress's competence. Prof. Benedict Sarnaker