By John Weaver
Citing concerns for children’s personal data, U.S. Senator Mark Warner recently asked the Federal Trade Commission to work with Congress to identify methods to better protect children “as technology changes the way they access and use the Internet.” Specifically, Sen. Warner asked the FTC to respond to the following questions:
By Cameron G. Shilling (originally published 5/19/2011)
A Disney subsidiary, Playdom, Inc., has agreed to pay a $3 million penalty to settle a Federal Trade Commission (FTC) charge that it violated the FTC’s Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) Rule by collecting and disclosing personal information from hundreds of thousands of children under age 13 without their parents’ prior consent.