Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA)

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As expected, 2019 is shaping up to be the year for privacy reforms, including possible amendments to the 20-year old Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). Senators Edward Markey (D-Mass) and Josh Hawley (R-MO) have introduced legislation that would expand COPPA’s scope to offer new protections to minors age 13-15, establish new limitations on collecting

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Texas Attorney General (AG) Ken Paxton announced a settlement with an app developer over concerns that the developer’s apps infringed children’s privacy.

The developer, Juxta Labs, Inc., offers a range of mobile apps and games.  According to the AG’s press release, the company’s apps and social media were easy for children of any age to