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Tag: "COPPA"

An Alternative To Being Your Child’s Friend on Facebook?

An Alternative To Being Your Child’s Friend on Facebook?

| January 20, 2011 | Comments (4)

Though I don’t agree with the reality of the situation, a lot of parents openly allow their children (12 and under) to create a Facebook profile. And though children technically aren’t permitted on the site according to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act  (COPPA) law and Facebook’s Terms of Use, it’s great to see that […]

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Facebook Ignores COPPA - Yoursphere Law Enforcement Team Member Speaks Out

Facebook Ignores COPPA – Yoursphere Law Enforcement Team Member Speaks Out

| November 9, 2010 | Comments (0)

In order to do what we do for kids online, we had to put together a dream team of managers, developers, designers, and writers. But unlike most social networks, we added another layer of expertise and skills by bringing on a law enforcement team that strongly believes in creating a safer Internet for kids, and […]

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17 Organizations Push for Contemporary Changes to COPPA

17 Organizations Push for Contemporary Changes to COPPA

| July 7, 2010 | Comments (1)

I don’t think it would be wrong to say that COPPA, as it stands today, isn’t efficient enough to meet the safety standards of the technology that our children have access to today.  As a matter of fact, I think social networks like Facebook provide more than enough proof to support that claim.  Well, it […]

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Apple and Google Don’t Seem To Care About Children’s Internet Safety

Apple and Google Don’t Seem To Care About Children’s Internet Safety

| May 5, 2010 | Comments (0)

Here’s a legitimate question to ask if you’re a parent who is concerned about any sort of change in Internet safety law, “Considering the significant impact that they have on today’s digital world, does Google or Apple care about Internet safety?” Well, based on their absence at a recent congressional hearing regarding amendments to the […]

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