TITLE

FTC proposal on kids' privacy raises ire of watchdog groups

AUTHOR(S)
Teinowitz, Ira
PUB. DATE
March 2005
SOURCE
Advertising Age;3/14/2005, Vol. 76 Issue 11, p35
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Deals with the proposed regulation by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) on kid-targeted web sites in the country. Proposal by the FTC to make permanent the sliding-scale approach to obtaining children's information from kid-targeted web sites; Claims that the proposed regulation is a perversion of the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, which requires sites collecting or using information from children under 13 to get parental permission; Efficacy of the sliding scale approach in protecting children's online privacy.
ACCESSION #
16436006

 

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