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Broad Reach of COPPA Extends to IoT

This month, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) updated its Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) Rule Compliance Guide in its ongoing effort to ensure that COPPA reflects changes in technology, including the Internet of Things (IoT).  Although the FTC’s update confirms that COPPA applies to IoT devices, it does not provide meaningful guidance to operators regarding how to effectively implement the COPPA requirements in the unique IoT context.