Posted by Steve Van Beek
Yesterday, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced a settlement with Sony BMG Music Entertainment for violations of the Child Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). Sony BMG agreed to pay $1 million to settle the alleged violations which is the largest penalty in a COPPA case. Here is some information on the alleged deficiencies in Sony BMG's website maintenance:
Here is a link to a May blog posting by Anthony that discusses COPPA and contains links to FTC and NCUA guidance regarding COPPA compliance.
Have a safe, warm weekend.