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On Providing Automatic Parental Consent over Information Collection from Children

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On Providing Automatic Parental Consent over Information Collection from Children
: Children's privacy has become critical with the increasing use of the Internet for commercial purposes and corresponding increase in requests for information. 65% of children between the ages of 10 and 13 use the Internet for casual web surfing, chatting, games, schoolwork, e-mail, interactive learning, and other applications. Often, websites hosting these activities ask for personal information such as name, e-mail, street address, and phone number. The Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) of 1998 was enacted in reaction to the widespread collection of information from children and subsequent abuses identified by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). COPPA is aimed at protecting a child's privacy by requiring parental consent before collecting information from children under 13. In this paper, we describe an automated tool for protecting child privacy called Parental Online Consent for Kids Electronic Transaction (or POCKET). The POCKET framework is a novel,...
Karthik Channakeshava, Kaigui Bian, Michael S. Hsi
Added 29 Oct 2010
Updated 29 Oct 2010
Type Conference
Year 2008
Where CSREASAM
Authors Karthik Channakeshava, Kaigui Bian, Michael S. Hsiao, Jung Min Park, Robert E. Crossler, France Belanger, Payal Aggarwal, Janine Hiller
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