FTC Proposes New Rules for Websites Directed to Children

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If your station programs to children under the age of 13 or maintains a website or online presence directed to children under age 13, you should be aware of new rules proposed by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) that will affect both the types of information you are allowed to collect from children and the manner in which it is collected. The proposed rules, summarized here, would modify the Children's Online Privacy Protection Rule enacted by the FTC to enforce the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) enacted by Congress in 2000.....

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