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Virtual Legality Episode 149

The Other Side: A Lawyer Looks at the Arguments of COPPA’s Strongest Advocates

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When the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) initially asked for comments to the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) rule, it likely didn't expect the issue to get as big as it has become. But though now tasked with sifting through a deluge of creator and "industry" comments, those are not the only voices directed at the FTC.

What are some of the things that COPPA's fiercest advocates are saying?

What can we learn from the rhetoric and self-selected targets of organizations like the Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood?

And how can that better inform our understanding of COPPA, the FTC, and the current enforcement debate?

You can't win a fight you don't know you're in...in Virtual Legality.

#YouTube #COPPA #FTC


Discussed in this episode:

"Comments of Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood"
FTC COPPA Rule Comments - December 11, 2019
https://commercialfreechildhood.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/CCFC-COPPA-comments.pdf

Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule Comments
FTC - 2013
https://www.ftc.gov/system/files/2012-31341.pdf

"Let’s Pretend the FTC is Right! Is a YouTube Content Creator's COPPA Compliance One Button Away?"
YouTube Video - November 20, 2019 - Hoeg Law
https://youtu.be/SiA-WYi_DNs

CHILDREN’S ONLINE PRIVACY PROTECTION
15 USC 91
https://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/15/chapter-91

PART 312—CHILDREN'S ONLINE PRIVACY PROTECTION RULE
https://www.ecfr.gov/cgi-bin/text-idx?SID=4939e77c77a1a1a08c1cbf905fc4b409&node=16%3A1.0.1.3.36&rgn=div5


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"Virtual Legality" is a continuing series discussing the law, video games, software, and everything digital, hosted by Richard Hoeg, of the Hoeg Law Business Law Firm (Hoeg Law).

Rick has practiced for more than a decade at some of the country's largest law firms, representing IT, software, video game, and other technology companies, as well as the individuals and institutions which fund them.

DISCUSSION IS PROVIDED FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY AND IS NOT TO BE CONSTRUED AS LEGAL ADVICE. INDIVIDUALS INTERESTED IN THE LEGAL TOPICS DISCUSSED IN THIS VIDEO SHOULD CONSULT WITH THEIR OWN COUNSEL.

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