State-by-State, America Keeps Betting on Online Poker and Gambling

On April 30, 2013, the poker world saw the launch of the United States' first legal online poker site, Ultimate Poker. But Ultimate Poker has one significant limit: it is only legal within the boundaries of Nevada.

FTC Hints at Teen Privacy Enforcement in New COPPA Guides

In new guidance on its online privacy rule for children, the Federal Trade Commission on Thursday pushed companies to voluntarily adopt protections for teens as well, continuing a crusade that attorneys fear will lead to enforcement actions under the agency's authority to police what it considers unfair or deceptive practices.

FTC Releases FAQs for COPPA

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) released its responses to frequently asked questions (FAQs) relating to compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). That law was designed to protect children under 13 online by regulating how their personal information can be collected, used, and/or transferred.

GAME ON: iGaming North America 2014 Date Set

North America’s premier interactive gambling conference will return to Las Vegas in 2014. With the theme "Game On," the fourth annual iGaming North America event will take place March 19-21, 2014 at Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino.

New COPPA Rule and Compliance Challenges

The Federal Trade Commission has announced its long-awaited amendments to its rule implementing the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). The changes—which take effect on July 1, 2013–are significant and will alter the scope and obligations of the Rule in a number of ways.

Learn the Truth About COPPA Today

On July 1, 2013, sweeping new regulations for marketing to children take effect. In updating the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) Rule, the Federal Trade Commission has extended its reach to new businesses and new information.

FTC Updates COPPA Stamp of Approval for Parental Consent Tools

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced changes to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), clarifying and updating the decade-old law protecting children’s information on line. The new “Rule” specifies how sites catering to children must handle personal information, and obtain parental consent when doing so.

Smartphone Apps Can Compromise Kids’ Data, FTC Says

Parents are finding it more difficult to keep their children's private personal data from being collected by mobile phone apps, according to a new report.

What Barack Obama Can Teach Tesco and Co

According to John Aristotle Phillips, speaking at this year’s Silicon Valley Comes to Oxford event, this experience is likely to become more common as mainstream brands such as Tesco seek to follow the lead set by the “sin” industries of gambling, drinking and tobacco in applying one of the main lessons of Barack Obama’s victory last month – the effectiveness of big data.

Aristotle and Nate Silver on Big Data

Washington-headquartered technology consulting firm Aristotle aggregates big data on voters from various public and commercial sources and puts together demographic profiles which are then used by political parties.

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