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Re: New Federal Law (COPPA)
- From: Andrew Brown
- Date: Fri Apr 21 23:29:26 2000
>IANAL, but my reading of the law and FTC's requirements confirms your
>suspicion. Once you ask their age, then you materially "know" it and
>become subject to this law. Better not to ask their age or not collect
>any info, if their age is 13 or below.
i was actually implying that if you asked and found out they were 12,
you've just broken the law. the only problem (as i see it) is there's
no way for you to collect the age information *without* possibly
breaking the law.
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