Monday, November 11, 2019

FTC poised to remove parent consent, weaken children’s privacy law. COPPA – Missouri Education Watchdog

FTC poised to remove parent consent, weaken children’s privacy law. COPPA – Missouri Education Watchdog

FTC poised to remove parent consent, weaken children’s privacy law. COPPA

The Federal Trade Commission is considering several changes to this law that protects children’s online information.  The FTC is accepting comments from the public, deadline December 9, 2019.  Let them hear from you; tell the FTC:  Do NOT Weaken COPPA. Do NOT Give Edtech a Consent Exception.  See Sample letters hereherehere, and here.
With the ever expanding use of computers, online curriculum, apps, videos, social media in the classroom, kids deserve to be protected at school

Join us.

Tell the FTC to strengthen COPPA; do not exempt edtech from parent consent.

U.S. Senators, Privacy Advocates, Education Advocates, The New York Times say:

 Contact your Congressperson  https://www.contactingcongress.org/
Submit a comment to FTC by Dec 9                                             https://tinyurl.com/COPPAcomment
COPPA is the only federal law that protects children’s privacy online.
…If you are not familiar with COPPA, this November 3, 1999 notice in The Federal Register summarizes the intent and purpose of COPPA when it CONTINUE READING: FTC poised to remove parent consent, weaken children’s privacy law. COPPA – Missouri Education Watchdog

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