Why Is The FTC Allowing The Harvesting Of Kids Data?

via David Uberti, writing at Vice News, comes word of the harvesting of children’s personal data, of which, the FTC is perfectly fine with… Something’s terribly wrong with this scenario.

‘“Over the last 20 years or so, regardless of what party was in power, the FTC has been afraid, been risk-averse, been weak-kneed — choose your metaphor — to the powers of the big digital companies,” said Jeff Chester, executive director for the Center for Digital Democracy, who was involved in the talks.’ – via David Uberti, writing at Vice News

*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from Infosecurity.US authored by Marc Handelman. Read the original post at: https://www.infosecurity.us/blog/2019/8/13/why-is-the-ftc-allowing-the-harvesting-of-kids-data