Expanded FTC protection for kids’ information online to go into effect July 1

As the Blog of the Legal Times reported, the FTC sent letters to almost 100 companies letting them know about revisions to the regulations implementing the Childen's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), a statute that regulates the collection of information from minors under 13 online. The new rules include an expansion of the types of personal information regulated, new data retention policies, and rules regarding obtaining parental consent. You can view the letter here.

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