March 29, 2013

Protecting Your Online Privacy

Kids who use mobile devices like tablets and smartphones are more connected than ever. But going online has it's risks. That's why the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) created the Children's online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), which protects the digital privacy rights of kids ages 12 and under. This year, the FTC is updating the law for the first time since it was created in 1998 to cover newer forms of technology, like online video and mobile apps. Watch this video to learn more about COPPA and protecting your privacy online. Read more about this issue in the March 29, 2012 edition of TIME FOR KIDS.

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