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Children & Technology
Children & Technology

The Federal Trade Commission announced that it’s seeking to reform the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act to better reflect the changes in online interaction. Included in the changes would be requiring stricter regulations on what is considered parental consent for anyone under the age of 18, including signed consent forms and possibly videoconferencing. Will those over 18 also have to provide proof, or can a smart child simply lie about their age like they do now? Read the full article at

About Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit


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