July 09, 2013

Stu Ingis quoted in Adweek on new children’s online privacy regulations

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Venable partner Stu Ingis was quoted in a July 8, 2013 Adweek article on the Federal Trade Commission's (FTC) recent revisions to the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act which went into effect earlier this month. The new rules expand the circumstances under which website and apps must obtain parental permission before collecting and sharing information from children under 13 years old.

Speaking during a panel briefing hosted by TechFreedom, a Washington, DC think tank, earlier this week, Ingis warned that the new regulations could limit children’s’ content on the internet. “It will force major changes in the Internet ecosystem or it will dry up the offerings of many companies,” he said.