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Kuuhuub, Inc., et al., U.S. v. (Recolor Oy)

Kuuhuub Inc., Kuu Hubb Oy and Recolor Oy settled FTC allegations that they violated a children’s privacy law by collecting and disclosing personal information about children who used the app without notifying their parents and obtaining their consent.

Type of Action
Federal
Last Updated
FTC Matter/File Number
182 3184
Case Status
Pending

Miniclip, In the Matter of

In May 2020, the Commission accepted for public comment a proposed consent agreement to resolve allegations that Miniclip S.A. violated Section 5 of the FTC Act by misrepresenting its status in a Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”) safe harbor program.

Type of Action
Administrative
Last Updated
FTC Matter/File Number
192 3129
Case Status
Pending

HyperBeard, Inc.

HyperBeard, a developer of apps that are popular with children has agreed to pay $150,000 and to delete personal information it illegally collected from children under 13 to settle Federal Trade Commission allegations. In a complaint filed by the Department of Justice on behalf of the FTC, the Commission alleges that HyperBeard, Inc. violated the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act Rule (COPPA Rule) by allowing third-party ad networks to collect personal information in the form of persistent identifiers to track users of the company’s child-directed apps, without notifying parents or obtaining verifiable parental consent. The ad networks used the identifiers to target ads to children using HyperBeard’s apps.

Type of Action
Federal
Last Updated
FTC Matter/File Number
192 3109
Case Status
Pending