BBC reports: A woman must delete photographs of her grandchildren that she posted on Facebook and Pinterest without their parents’ permission, a court in the Netherlands has ruled. It ended up in court after a falling-out between the woman and her daughter. The judge ruled the matter was within the [Read More…]
Hunton Andrews Kurth writes: On May 19, 2020, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) announced that it reached an agreement with Swiss digital game developer Miniclip, S.A. (“Miniclip”) to settle allegations that Miniclip misled consumers about its membership in a COPPA safe harbor program. In 2009, Miniclip joined the FTC-approved Children’s Advertising Review [Read More…]
Sarah Schneider reports: The 23,000 students in the Pittsburgh Public Schools district cannot see their teachers when they’re asking questions or completing assignments. The district chose to disable computer cameras that would allow video conversations because of privacy concerns. Read more on WESA.
Natasha Singer reports: TikTok, the popular app for making and sharing short videos, has flouted an agreement it made with the Federal Trade Commission to protect the privacy of children on the service, a coalition of 20 children’s and consumer groups said on Thursday. Last year, TikTok agreed to make major changes to settle [Read More…]