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Lisa Frank, Inc., manufacturer of popular girls’ toys and school supplies, and operator of a Web site featuring those products, will pay $30,000 in civil penalties to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that it violated the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule (COPPA Rule) and the FTC Act...
Marking the first anniversary of the effective date of the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, the Federal Trade Commission announced settlements with three Web operators for violations of the Children's Online Privacy Protection Rule (COPPA Rule). The FTC charged Monarch Services, Inc.
The Federal Trade Commission today announced that the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) has been approved as a "safe harbor" program under the terms of the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). Safe harbor programs are industry self-regulatory guidelines that, if adhered to,...
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In a settlement announced today by the Federal Trade Commission, Toysmart.com ("Toysmart") has agreed to settle charges the company violated Section 5 of the FTC Act by misrepresenting to consumers that personal information would never be shared with third parties and then disclosing, selling, or...
GeoCities, one of the most popular sites on the World Wide Web, has agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that it misrepresented the purposes for which it was collecting personal identifying information from children and adults. This is the first FTC case involving Internet privacy....
Table of Contents THE ONLINE MARKETPLACE: Challenges and Opportunities ONLINE PRIVACY: General Practices and Concerns ENHANCING CONSUMER PRIVACY ONLINE CHILDREN AND PRIVACY ONLINE CONCLUSION APPENDICES Workshop Agenda The European Union Directive on the Protection of...

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