Victory on Children's Privacy as FTC, 4-0, Supports July 1 start date for new safeguards

By: Jeff Chester | May 8 2013

In a 4-0 decision, the FTC agreed with CDD and a coalition of consumer, public health, and child advocay groups to reject calls from the online marketing lobby to delay the implementation of the new COPPA rules.   The decision can be read here.

Our coalition's oppostion to the industry request played an important role in the commission's decision.  It can be reviewed here.

The commission's action sent an important message that protecting the privacy of children and empowering parents/caregivers is a core value which must be respected.

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