Researchers say tool can check COPPA compliance

(Jun 30, 2020) Researchers at the University of Texas at Dallas developed a tool they say can determine whether a mobile game or app complies with the U.S. Children’s Onlin... Read More

Podcast: Suing to stop the surveillance

(Jun 26, 2020) Recently, Jay Edelson and his team at Edelson PC have filed three different class-action lawsuits related to unwanted surveillance: One against security comp... Read More

Wash. attorney general orders $100K COPPA fine

(Jun 25, 2020) Washington State Office of the Attorney General announced a $100,000 fine against Super Basic and its parent company, Maple Media, over alleged U.S. Children... Read More

The latest privacy law news in the US

(Jun 23, 2020) Here are the latest stories on privacy law developments across the U.S.: Sacramento County Superior Court Judge Shelleyanne W. L. Chang approv... Read More

AAP urges changes to digital advertising

(Jun 23, 2020) The American Academy of Pediatrics is urging lawmakers to ban advertising targeted to children under 7 years old, CNN reports. The group is also advocating f... Read More

NZ OPC outlines key changes to Privacy Act 2020

(Jun 17, 2020) In a blog post, New Zealand's Office of the Privacy Commissioner discussed the latest round of amendments to the Read More

EDPB discusses TikTok task force, Clearview AI in plenary session

(Jun 11, 2020) During its 31st plenary session, the European Data Protection Board addressed concerns regarding TikTok and Clearview AI. With TikTok, the EDPB announced it ... Read More

Hawley calls for FTC to investigate Zynn app

(Jun 11, 2020) U.S. Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., wrote a Read More

Google files motion to dismiss NM children’s privacy lawsuit

(Jun 10, 2020) Google filed a new motion to dismiss a privacy lawsuit filed by New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas, Law Street reports. Balderas Read More

FTC reaches $150K settlement with app developer over COPPA violations

(Jun 4, 2020) The U.S. Federal Trade Commission announced app developer HyperBeard agreed to pay $150,000 and delete the information it collected on children under the age... Read More