Protect Personal Data

Online review giant, Yelp and TinyCo, Inc. (a mobile app developer) both agreed to settle separate FTC charges claiming that they unlawfully collected data from children, which was in violation of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). Yelp was fined a civil penalty of $450,000 while TinyCo, Inc. was fined $300,000. According to the complaint by the […]