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FTC Proposes Changes to Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act

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Accept/delete (tracking) cookies by stallio on Flickr The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently proposed changes to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) that would further restrict the kinds of personal information websites could collect from users under 13 years old; the proposed amendments are intended to address issues that have come up in the […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

September 19th, 2011 at 3:10 pm

Posted in Internet Law,Privacy

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California’s “Do Not Track” Bill Clears First Hurdle

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California is currently weighing legislation that would require websites to gain user permission before collecting data through cookies in what is believed to be the country’s first “Do Not Track” bill. SB 761 was introduced by Senator Alan Lowenthal (D – 27th District) and is sponsored by Consumer Watchdog, a California-based advocacy group. It passed […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

May 19th, 2011 at 11:45 am