Somini Sengupta has written an interesting article in The New York Times that should be of interest to all education companies who do business in the United States.
Interestingly, the F.T.C. has also proposed changing the two step parental consent email process, something that may (and I stress) may please some companies, however the devil here will be in the detail.
This proposed changes comes as the Consumer Reports State of the Net Survey indicated that 7.5 million children under the age of 13 had used Facebook in the previous year (in breach of Facebook’s Terms of Service).
Watch this space.