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Re: New Federal Law (COPPA)
- From: Andrew Brown
- Date: Fri Apr 21 16:29:38 2000
>If you operate a commercial Web site or an online service directed to
>children under 13 that collects personal information from children or
>if you operate a general audience Web site and have actual knowledge
>that it collects personal information from children, you must comply
>with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act.
i have a website that might be collecting information from children,
even though that's not the "target" audience. can i ask the person
how old they are, or is that a violation of the law?
it seems to me that i must break the law in order to comply.
or am i just being pedantic?
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