“COPPA: Children’s Online Privacy Act”
COPPA is a federal law that restricts the online collection of “personal information” from minors under the age of 13.
COPPA applies to 2 types of website or online services. (a) those that are directed to children under 13, and (b) those that have actual knowledge that they are collecting or maintaining information from children under 13.
“Private Cybersecurity Lawsuits”
Question: What liability do we have to individuals in a private lawsuit if there is a data breach?
A company can be privately liable to an individual or individuals in a number of ways deriving ultimately from “common law” court made laws, or “statutes” enacted by Federal or State legislatures.