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Volume: 14 Issue: 12
(December 2017)

children consent customer data internet

richard b. newman

hinch newman llp


USA: Complying with the FTC’s COPPA rule in a data-driven world

The US Federal Trade Commission (‘FTC’) enforces the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (‘COPPA’), which sets forth what operators of websites and apps must do to protect the online privacy and safety of children under 13 years of age. Richard B. Newman, Attorney at Hinch Newman LLP, provides a breakdown of the requirements under COPPA and what entities must know in order to lawfully collect the personal information of children.

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