Expanded Child-Privacy Rules for Websites Approved by U.S. FTC

Expanded Child-Privacy Rules for Websites Approved by U.S. FTC

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The new regulations, the result of a two-year review process, revise the FTC’s standards for enforcing a 1998 child-privacy law and create new boundaries for the activities of websites, operated by companies such as Walt Disney Co. and Facebook Inc., that interact with children under 13.