Big Tech, Politics, and Scandals

The Cyber Blog IndiaLaw

Big Tech, Politics, and Scandals

When Christopher Wylie was in his mid-teens, he expressed hopes of becoming a statesman. If not, he assumed he would be another small merchant resorting to Machiavellian methods to sell petty goods. A decade later, he finds a place in the list … Read More

COPPA Compliance Checklist for Websites

Srushti IyerLaw

COPPA compliance checklist for websites

The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA) imposes certain requirements on online service providers that seek to collect personal information of children. This article is in continuation with my previous article that elaborated COPPA’s privacy policy and parental … Read More

Personal information, parental consent, and COPPA

Srushti IyerLaw

Personal information, parental consent, and COPPA

Acting on the Center of Media Education’s petition, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) started an investigation into data collection practices of kidscom.com. Back in the 1990s, this popular website targetted individuals between 8 to 14 years of age. It allowed … Read More

Overview of DIFC Data Protection Law 2020

The Cyber Blog IndiaCyber Security, Law

DIFC Data Protection Law 2020

On May 21, 2020, the Ruler of Dubai Emirate, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President & Prime Minister of the UAE, enacted the Dubai International Financial Centre Data Protection Law (DIFC Law No. 5 of 2020). … Read More