Tag Archives: COPPA

Age Gating Technology: Is it working?

Data privacy is the talk of the town these days. While our digital landscape only continues to expand into a technological dreamland of data collection, establishing regulation is what is going to keep businesses out of a data nightmare. Protecting the data of children who joyfully beg for internet time is a top priority for the Children’s Advertising Review Unit (CARU). As Vice President of CARU, Dona Fraser explains, “Children’s interaction in an online environment has gone well beyond that family computer.” 

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Age Ain’t Nothing but a Number. Or is it?

Certain online platforms are required by COPPA law to screen users’ age. Is your platform one that should be? What are the specifics mandated by this law? Find out how this multi-faceted regulation affects your business as we explore this topic with Dona Fraser, VP, and Angela Tiffin, Senior Attorney at the BBB NP’s Children’s Advertising Review Unit.

Staying Up To Date On COPPA Law

On September 4th of this year, YouTube and its parent company – Google – agreed to pay a record $170 million to settle claims by the Federal Trade Commission and the New York Attorney General. Government regulators alleged that YouTube illegally collected personal information from children without their parents’ consent.

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COPPA is Changing, Is Your Business Ready?

Are you a business owner that caters to children? It is imperative to stay up-to-date on the latest laws protecting children in advertising. Dona Fraser, Vice President of CARU takes us through the changing landscape of COPPA laws relating to this trending topic. Don’t miss out on this thought-provoking conversation.

CARU to the Rescue

Content, content, content! Everything is becoming content. Has anyone else noticed this? Our world has made a major shift towards content production, and it’s all thanks to major online platforms like Google and YouTube alongside the development of tablets and smart technology. Google averages 40,000 searches every second, according to Forbes! That totals out to 3.5 billion searches every day. Mind-boggling. With this tsunami of data being pushed out every day, you can’t help but wonder where is all our data going, who is using our data and for what?

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