March 30, 2001

Study: Web sites ignore kids' privacy

Author: JT Smith

Salon.com reports: "Most Web sites geared for children don't follow federal requirements for privacy, independent researchers said Wednesday. Almost half of the 162 sites checked don't have prominent links to their privacy policy, and one in 10 had no link at all on their home page -- contrary to the 1998 regulations designed to protect kids the Web."

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