updated Tue. September 12, 2023
April 3, 2018
Though the law does not apply to nonprofits, Summit complies with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), which protects the online privacy of children under the age of 13. 2. Summit is a signatory of the Student Privacy Pledge, a commitment by hundreds of organizations to to safeguardÃâÃÂ ...
Information Law Group
March 20, 2018
In the US, the federal COPPA Act has long protected the privacy of children under age 13 online, but the EU Data Protection Directive did not expressly address children's privacy. GDPR Article 8 is a new requirement for parental consent to process information about children under age 16 “in relation to theÃâÃÂ ...
March 13, 2018
The new tracker looks and acts like the Fitbit Alta, but in a smaller format for smaller wrists. It's really designed for kids aged 8 years and older, allowing them to track steps, activities and sleep. Fitbit's motivation is growing obesity rates in children - with the Fitbit Ace designed to look like the adult tracker soÃâÃÂ ...
March 5, 2018
The Children's Court Rules Committee recommended the amendments, saying they were consistent with a trend toward protecting the privacy of children “who come in contact with the courts, particularly in the digital age.” The changes also were intended to clarify existing ambiguous language that leftÃâÃÂ ...
Financial Regulation News
February 16, 2018
Markey aimed to help solve a niche issue in 1998 when he authored the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), which along with its accompanying FTC regulations established federal law that protects the privacy of children using the internet. It's a battle Markey's been waging ever since.
September 3, 2017
The NSW department in charge of foster children will push to amend the law to keep the identity of children in care a secret after a court decision last month revealed missing child William Tyrrell disappeared while under the parental responsibility of the minister. The Department of Family and CommunityÃâÃÂ ...
August 24, 2017
Privacy of children requires special protection in a digital age so they are not subjected to consequences of their mistakes and naivety, the Supreme Court on Thursday said. Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul, in his 47-page separate but concurring judgement holding that right to privacy is a fundamental right,ÃâÃÂ ...
KATC Lafayette News
December 31, 1999
Two Scott Middle School students have been disciplined for posting a threat against the school on social media, according to a spokesperson for the Lafayette Parish School System. It is a violation of federal law for a school system to share exactly what discipline is applied to a particular student. There areÃâÃÂ ...