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COPPA: Past, Present & Future of Children’s Privacy & Media

July 1, 2013

July 8, 2013 – 12:00pm to 2:45pm   You can watch C-SPAN’s live stream of the event on their website or watch the videos on...


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...


Revising COPPA: A Discussion of the FTC’s Proposals

October 20, 2012

Oct. 25, 2012 – 12:00pm to 1:30pm TechFreedom, the Information Technology & Innovation Foundation (ITIF) and the Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI), will host a lunch discussion with a...


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...


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...


REMINDER: TechFreedom/FOSI COPPA Event in DC & Livestreamed Tomorrow (10/12)

October 11, 2011

Just a reminder—TechFreedom, in association with the Family Online Safety Institute  (FOSI), will host a free lunch panel tomorrow with a number of leading experts...