• Sen. John “Jay” Rockefeller IV, Chair of the Senate Commerce Committee, has praised the FTC’s recent COPPA enforcement measures, stating that “We must be particularly vigilant when it comes to protecting the privacy and safety of our children.” He also noted, however, that “while I am pleased with the FTC’s recent action, I also believe it is crucial that the FTC completes its revision of the COPPA Rule to account for changing technology and give consumers the regulatory protections they need for the future.” To view the full statement, click here.
  • Both the House and the Senate are on August Recess through September 5, 2011.