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The FTC Has Its Sights on COPPA, and Edtech Providers Should Take Notice

Following September’s unprecedented $170 million settlement with YouTube for COPPA violations, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) signaled its intent to aggressively pursue actions against websites and online services that violate COPPA. Short for the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, the federal law requires certain websites, apps, and other online services to obtain parental consent and …

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Facebook’s Libra in regulators’ sights as ECB’s Coeure warns of ‘stablecoin’ risks

ZURICH/LONDON (Reuters) – Facebook’s (FB.O) attempt to drag cryptocurrencies into the mainstream with its Libra digital coin met with further scepticism on Monday when an ECB board member said such “stablecoins” posed serious risks. FILE PHOTO: Benoit Coeure, board member of the European Central Bank (ECB), is photographed during an interview with Reuters journalists at …

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Integrate sets sights on event leads with $34M purchase of Akkroo

Akkroo’s full 50-person staff will join the Integrate team. Integrate announced on Thursday it has acquired Akkroo for $34 million. The acquisition will give Integrate customers access to Akkroo’s app-based platform that captures leads in real-time at events and feeds them straight to the sales team. This is Integrate’s second acquisition this year. Why you …

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Facebook Sets its Sights on LinkedIn After Testing New Resume Feature

LinkedIn should probably worry now that Facebook has apparently decided to copy a key element of the business website – its resume and CV feature. Facebook is notorious for blatantly copying services and apps made popular by other social media competitors, most notably Snapchat. The social networking site has already cloned Snapchat’s Lens filters and …

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