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Re: Re: New Federal Law (COPPA)

  • From: Mr. James W. Laferriere
  • Date: Fri Apr 21 23:37:50 2000


	Hello Shawn,  Man where dod you learn to swing a hammer :-)
	that nail got driven clean thru Ladies/Gents .  That is exactly
	where the problem lies ,  - PARENTS - '.'  Not anywhere else . JimL

On Fri, 21 Apr 2000, Shawn McMahon wrote:
> It's worse than that.
> Giving something away in a contest that's illegal in Florida?
> Sorry, can't ask what state they're from without parental permission.
> Need their email address for password verification?  Sorry.
> Effectively, this bars children from accessing the net, since companies
> won't be able to affordably comply.
> And all to protect children from something that their parents can far more
> effectively protect them against.
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