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Daily Dashboard | Selfies Now Fulfill COPPA Parental Verification Requirement Related reading: The politics of US privacy legislation during COVID-19


The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) approved “face match to verified photo identification” (FMVPI), a system that allows parents to submit photos of a government-issued ID accompanied by a “selfie” for websites to verify parental consent, thus fulfilling the COPPA requirement that underage children receive documented approval from their parents before sharing personal information online, PC World reports. While the approval comes after “long debate including public comment” and the technology was “reasonably calculated, in light of available technology, to ensure that the person providing consent is the child’s parent,” advocacy groups like the Center for Digital Democracy (CDD) argue that the system can be easily duped. However, they were consoled by the fact that the FTC mandated that Riyo, the organization behind the technology, “immediately destroy any data it gathers from a child or parent,” the report states.
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