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COPPA is a U.S. federal law that prohibits a Web site operator from collecting information from children under the age of 13 without parent permission.<br>
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COPPA is a U.S. federal law that prohibits a Web site operator from collecting information from children under the age of 13 without parent permission.
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== Overview  ==
 
== Overview  ==
  
The Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) is a federal law that prohibits a Web site operator from knowingly collecting information from children under the age of 13 unless the operator obtains parental consent and allows parents to review their children's information and restrict its further use.  
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The Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) is a federal law that prohibits a Web site operator from knowingly collecting information from children under the age of 13 unless the operator obtains parental consent and allows parents to review their children's information and restrict its further use.
  
 
== References  ==
 
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== External Links  ==
 
== External Links  ==
  
*[http://www.coppa.org/coppa.htm Children's Online Privacy Protection Act]  
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*[http://www.coppa.org/coppa.htm Children's Online Privacy Protection Act]
 
*[http://togetherville.com/ Togetherville: A social network for kids]
 
*[http://togetherville.com/ Togetherville: A social network for kids]
  
 
== Related Resources on FindLaw  ==
 
== Related Resources on FindLaw  ==
  
*[http://public.findlaw.com/bookshelf-consumer-action-handbook/caw_privacy_online.html Protect Your Privacy - Online]  
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*[http://public.findlaw.com/bookshelf-consumer-action-handbook/caw_privacy_online.html Protect Your Privacy - Online]
 
*[http://public.findlaw.com/abaflg/flg-10-6-8.html Child Protection and the Internet]
 
*[http://public.findlaw.com/abaflg/flg-10-6-8.html Child Protection and the Internet]
  
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== Related Blogs on FindLaw  ==
 
== Related Blogs on FindLaw  ==
  
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== See Also  ==
 
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[[Category:Children]]
 
[[Category:Children]]

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Overview

The Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) is a federal law that prohibits a Web site operator from knowingly collecting information from children under the age of 13 unless the operator obtains parental consent and allows parents to review their children's information and restrict its further use.

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