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The comments you put here on the blog are not added to the public comment on the FTC's implementation of the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA” or “the Act”), through the Children's Online Privacy Protection Rule (“COPPA Rule” or “the Rule”).
Follow the link and read the Federal Register Notice if you want to make a public comment according to the Request for Comment.
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The paragraph "14" you pasted into your comment is not part of the COPPA rule.
It's a question-and-answer from Frequently Asked Questions the FTC wrote to help people comply with COPPA. There's a lot more information about complying with COPPA, how to know if your website is directed to children, how the FTC enforces COPPA and other topics in the Frequently Asked Questions.