Friday, September 08, 2006

Xanga got fined by FTC

FTC fines Xanga for violating kids' privacy

$1 million penalty against social networking site is largest under 1998 law
Social networking Web site Xanga.com will pay $1 million — the largest penalty ever issued for violations of the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act — for repeatedly allowing children under 13 to sign up for the service without getting their parent's consent, the Federal Trade Commission announced Thursday.

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/14718350/

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