In this issue:

- FTC Amends Appliance Labeling Rule

- What Does “As Seen On TV” Mean, Anyway?

- Color or Colour? Color Trademarks Treated Differently in US and EU

- FTC COPPA Rule Updates Take Effect

- FTC Report Says Apps for Kids Don’t Pass

- Upcoming Events

An excerpt from "FTC COPPA Rule Updates Take Effect"

On January 1, the changes to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) Rule announced by the FTC in late December took effect. The COPPA Rule imposes a variety of privacy requirements on “operators” of websites and online services that are “directed to children” under 13 or have actual knowledge that they are collecting “personal information” from children.

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Topics:  Advertising, COPPA, EU, FTC, Mobile Apps, Personally Identifiable Information, Privacy Policy, Trademarks

Published In: Antitrust & Trade Regulation Updates, Communications & Media Updates, Intellectual Property Updates, International Trade Updates, Privacy Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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