Tag Archives: Marketing to Minors
I’ve hesitated to write this post because the law is always changing and you can’t cover it all in one blog post (thank goodness for linking). I did a presentation to the Houston Interactive Marketing Association this week which forced me to boil it down to digestable bites. If I had to give you three … Continue Reading
There are two bills (SB 568 and SB 501) working their way through the California Legislature that may require social media sites to erase the content of minors.
Oops . . . I shouldn’t have posted that.
California Senate Bill 568, which has already passed the Senate, would allow minors to request websites to remove that picture the … Continue Reading
In cooperation with Lawlines, I will be presenting a webinar titled “Online Marketing to Minors: Legal Pitfalls and Ramifications” on Tuesday, November 8, 2011, at 2:00 p.m. central (fee required). The presentation will be recorded and available later on the Lawlines website.
We will discuss the Federal Trade Commission’s recent guidelines on the Children’s Online Privacy … Continue Reading
We’ve discussed contracting with minors and the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act in our prior two parts of the series. There’s more to it than just those issues and we wrap up the series with some recent troubles from Facebook.
Facebook forbids thirteen-year-olds from creating profiles and those under 18 to have their parents’ permission. The … Continue Reading
We have been focusing on the legal pitfalls you may face when you market to minors. If you are doing any business online, then you are marketing to minors even if you don’t mean to. Our last post introduced the topic and provided an example of the law’s protection of minors by not recognizing a … Continue Reading