posted Apr 19, 2001

The Value Of Privacy
Privacy from Companies
4/19/2001; 6:18:59 PM "The FTC charged Monarch Services, Inc. and Girls Life, Inc., operators of;, Inc., and Nolan Quan, operators of; and Looksmart Ltd., operator of with illegally collecting personally identifying information from children under 13 years of age without parental consent, in violation of the COPPA Rule." For collecting things like name and age (and in the case of the, making the info available to a 3rd party), the three companies were fined a sum of 100,000 dollars.


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