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Monthly Archives: August 2011

FTC Announces First-Ever COPPA Enforcement Action Against Mobile Apps

Posted in Marketing and Consumer Privacy

By David Silverman

The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) announced that it has obtained a consent decree requiring payment of a $50,000 penalty for violations of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”) and FTC rules implementing it, marking its first ever COPPA enforcement proceeding involving mobile phone applications (… Continue Reading