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FTC Seeks Comments on Additional Proposed Revisions to Children's Online Privacy Protection Rule

In case you haven't heard, the FTC is seeking comments on additional proposed revisions by September 10, 2012. To keep up with technology advances, and after reading the nearly 350 comments submitted after its first round of proposed changes to COPPA, the FTC is now proposing to modify certain definitions to clarify the scope of the Rule and strengthen its protections for online collection, use or disclosure of children's personal information.

To read the entire press release, click here.

Both Federal Trade Commissioner Ramirez as well as Senior Attorney, Mamie Kresses will be speaking at CARU's Fall Conference. To learn more about CARU's conference and what they plan to discuss click here.

FTC Commissioner Ramirez to Speak at CARU Annual Conference October 2012

CARU is pleased to welcome Commissioner Ramirez of the Federal Trade Commission as its keynote speaker for its Annual Conference this fall.  Commissioner Ramirez was sworn in in 2010 and will serve her term until 2015. To learn more about Commissioner Ramirez click here. To read speeches and articles written by her, click here.

CARU's 2012 New York conference will be held on October 3, 2012 at the Ritz Carlton, Battery Park in New York City. Expert panelists will discuss challenging issues that face the Children's Advertising Industry. Attendees will gain firsthand knowledge of regulatory as well as self-regulatory initiatives in the areas of social media, food advertising and more!

To register or for more information about the event visit ASRC's website.