On September 15, 2011, the Federal Trade Commission (“Commission”) released its long-awaited proposed amendments to its rule implementing the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA Rule”). Comments are due by November 28, 2011.
The Commission proposes modifications to the COPPA Rule in three key areas:
-Altering the parental notice provisions and eliminating one commonly used consent mechanism; and
- Imposing new data security requirements, including pass-through obligations and limits on data retention.
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