Date: Jan 03, 2019
The 20 years since enactment of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) have been marked by a number of important evolutions in the implementing rule, as well as a variety of enforcement actions from the Federal Trade Commission and state attorneys general. Recently, Oath, Inc (formerly AOL) settled with the New York State Attorney General for a record $4.95 million for its role in allegedly helping advertisers track and target ads to children in violation of COPPA. Partners Sheila Millar and Tracy Marshall examine the state of children’s privacy in the U.S. and the significance of the Oath settlement. Click here to read the article.