The Commission has rejected the application of iSAFE, Inc. to operate as a Safe Harbor program under the FTC Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule (COPPA) Rule. The application was submitted to the FTC under a provision of the COPPA Rule that allows entities to request FTC approval of proposed guidelines that govern compliance with the Rule.
The vote denying iSafe’s application to operate a Safe Harbor Program under COPPA was 5-0. (FTC File No. P094504; the staff contacts are Mamie Kresses and Phyllis Marcus, Bureau of Consumer Protection, 202-326-2070 or 202-326-2854. See press release dated
January 6, 2010 at http://www.ftc.gov/opa/2010/01/isafe.shtm.)