In The Press September 08, 2022

Analyzing the Proposed Children and Teens’ Online Privacy Protection Act (Practising Law Institute)

All signs indicate that the privacy rights of children and teens are highly likely be a topic of focus for regulators, legislators, litigants and consumers for the near future. The efforts underway at the state and federal level to enact tougher privacy laws with respect to the personal information of young people are particularly noteworthy. At the federal level, the Children and Teens’ Online Privacy Protection Act of 2021 (the CTOPPA) is a comprehensive measure that has been proposed by Senator Edward Markey of Massachusetts and Senator Bill Casey of Louisiana. This proposed law aims to further existing protections to the privacy rights of children and teens in a number of important ways. Data, Privacy & Cybersecurity partner Jacqueline Klosek explains more in Practising Law Institute.