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Online Privacy Laws to Change for Children

Updated: Friday, August 2 2013, 09:24 PM EDT
Protecting your kids online is hard to do but new internet privacy rules could shield kids from online ads.

Parents could soon have more control over online ads targeting their kids. Today's children are the most technically sophisticated ever, but they are now also easy targets.

That's why today, the Federal Trade Commission proposed updated privacy rules to protect children under the age of thirteen. Parental consent could be required before information is collected.

Those illegally collecting, even social websites, would be liable. Under the new rules, it would also be illegal to track a child's browsing habits and tailor ads to them. Online Privacy Laws to Change for Children


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