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  • FTC Accuses Defunct Edtech Company Edmodo of Violating Kids’ Privacy

    FTC Accuses Defunct Edtech Company Edmodo of Violating Kids’ Privacy

    The Federal Trade Commission announced a proposed $US6 ($8) million settlement with education technology company Edmodo Tuesday for collecting data from kids without parental consent and using it to sell ads in violation of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). The case is unusual for several reasons, including the fact that the Edmodo went…