On May 7, 2020, the New York Attorney General announced she will not sue Zoom after it agreed to adopt enhanced data security and privacy measures to protect the data

Continue Reading NY Attorney General Drops Zoom Probe After Agreement on Enhanced Data Security and Privacy Safeguards.

The Federal Trade Commission weighs in on Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) compliance during the COVID-19 pandemic:

For Ed Tech:

  • COPPA is not a barrier to schools providing robust


Continue Reading FTC Provides Guidance on COPPA Compliance in Relation to Remote Learning

Is the FTC’s Google-YouTube settlement a “game changer”?

“It’s three times larger than any privacy penalty assessed against Google anywhere else in the world, and it is 10 times larger
Continue Reading FTC’s YouTube Settlement Three Times Larger Than Any Other Privacy Penalty Assessed Against Google

The Federal Trade Commission and New York Attorney General have entered into landmark settlement with Google and YouTube for alleged violations of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) Rule.
Continue Reading FTC and New York Attorney General Reach Settlement With Google, YouTube Over Alleged COPPA Violations

The Federal Trade Commission is seeking comments on the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act Rule.

In light of continued rapid changes in technology, the Federal Trade Commission is seeking comment
Continue Reading The FTC Wants to Know What You Think About the 2013 Amendments to the Children’s Online Privacy Protction Act Rule

On Tuesday, April 22nd, the Federal Trade Commission announced that it has updated its “Complying with COPPA: Frequently Asked Questions: A Guide for Business and Parents and Small Entity Compliance Guide” to address consent for the collection of student information.
Continue Reading FTC Updates COPPA FAQs to Address Student Privacy Issues