‘Do Not Track Kids’ Act Heats Up in Government

Legislators are expected to re-introduce a bill that would extend the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA) privacy features to teens, aged 13-15. The bi-partisan bill is being proposed by Rep. Joe Barton (R-Texas) and Senator Ed Markey (D-Mass.), who said, ” Corporations like Facebook should not be profiting from the personal and sensitive information of children and teens, and parents and teens should have the right to control their personal information online.”

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