May 19, 2022

Privacy: Senator Rockefeller, FTC Chairman Leibowitz to Announce Updated COPPA Rule

From the Federal Trade Commission:

At a press conference hosted by Senate Commerce Committee Chairman John D. (Jay) Rockefeller IV, Federal Trade Commission Chairman Jon Leibowitz will announce final amendments to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule that strengthen kids’ privacy protections and give parents greater control over the personal information that websites and online services may collect from children under 13.  Sen. Rockefeller and Chairman Leibowitz will be joined by Sen. Mark Pryor, Reps. Joe Barton and Edward J. Markey, and April McClain-Delaney, Washington, D.C. Director of Common Sense Media.

The press conference is scheduled to take place at Noon (Eastern Time) tomorrow (December 19, 2012) and will be streamed live at:

The live stream will begin at 11:50 a.m. (Eastern Time).

Last updated October 7, 2008. via FTC web site.

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