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Friday, January 30, 2015

FTC Rejects Proposed Verifiable Parental Consent Mechanism


On January 27th, 2015 the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) informed AgeCheq Inc. that its proposed verifiable parental consent mechanism under the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) did not comply with the Rule. The FTC stated in its letter that the it is:
Not COPPA compliant and is not reasonably calculated, in light of available technology, to ensure that the person providing consent is the child’s parent. 
For further details, visit the FTC Website and read its entire letter to AgeCheq Inc. here.