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HappyMeals.com And Five Other Sites Accused Of Collecting Children’s Data [Headlines]

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Six major websites including McDonald's and Cartoon Network have been accused of collecting children's data reports the New York Times.

Karen Baker
  • 23 august 2012

A coalition of advocacy groups are bringing charges to the Federal Trade Commission against six major websites for collecting data on children under 13. The charged sites are accused of violating the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act and include: McDonald’s HappyMeal.com; the Nickelodeon site Nick.comGeneral Mills’ ReesesPuffs.com and TrixWorld.comSubwayKids.com; and Turner’s CartoonNetwork.com.

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