Children

COPPA: The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act

The Internet is a valuable resource for children’s education and learning. But the internet is not always safe for children.

The primary goal of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) is to give parents control over what information is collected from their children online and how such information may be used. Read more from the Federal Trade Commission’s website.

Links for Parents, Teachers, and Kids:

FBI Publications: A Parent’s Guide to Internet Safetyhttp://www.fbi.gov/publications/pguide/pguidee.htm

FDLE – Florida Computer Crime Center: Child Safety
http://www.fdle.state.fl.us/Fc3/childsafety.html

North Florida Internet Crimes Against Children
http://www.floridaicac.org

Links for Businesses:

FTC: How to Comply With COPPA
http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/conline/pubs/buspubs/coppa.shtm