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Daily Dashboard | Artist Arena Agrees to $1 Million Settlement with FTC for COPPA Violations Related reading: Italian Data Protection Authority issues first guidelines on GDPR-readiness

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Fan site operator Artist Arena has agreed to a $1 million settlement with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for allegedly violating COPPA, The Washington Post reports. The proposed settlement still awaits approval from a judge. An FTC investigation found that the company—which operates fan sites for Justin Bieber and other musicians—collected the names, e-mail addresses, birth dates and gender of children under the age of 13. FTC Chairman Jon Leibowitz said, “Marketers need to know that even a bad case of Bieber Fever doesn’t excuse their legal obligation to get parental consent before collecting personal information from children.” (Registration may be required to access this story.)
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