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FTC’s Revised COPPA Rule Invites Court Challenge, Will Cripple Kids’ Sites

December 19, 2012

Today the Federal Trade Commission Chairman Jon Leibowitz announced final amendments to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule. The following statement can be attributed to...


TechFreedom Urges FTC Not to Expand COPPA by Changing Definitions

September 26, 2012

TechFreedom filed comments ( PDF ) on the second round of the FTC’s re-assessment of the rules implementing the Children’s Online Privacy Act (COPPA). The...


Europe’s Antitrust Charges Against Google Won’t Stick

June 21, 2012

In an  article  now online at Foreign Affairs, TechFreedom President Berin Szoka and International Center for Law and Economics Executive Director Geoffrey Manne explore the European...


AdChoices Campaign Good News for Consumer Privacy

January 20, 2012

Today, the Digital Advertising Alliance, a group of leading digital ad agencies and online ad networks, unveiled a campaign to bring attention to AdChoices, its...


TechFreedom Files Comments on FTC’s COPPA Rule Review

December 23, 2011

In comments ( PDF ) on the FTC’s  Review of the  rules  implementing the Children’s Online Privacy Act (COPPA), I urge the FTC to consider...


Sorrell: The Supreme Court Confronts Free Speech, Marketing & Privacy

July 9, 2011

July 19, 2011 – 12:00pm to 3:00pm The Supreme Court’s 6-3 decision in Sorrell v. IMS Health has been heralded as a major victory for...