- Whether the Rule should be applied to emerging media such as mobile devices, interactive television, and interactive gaming;
- Potential expansion of the Rule to cover more items of information that might be collected from children; and,
- A review of the parental verification methods used by Web site operators.
"For a more detailed list of topics, see the Commission's March 24, 2010 request for public comment on the COPPA Rule, at http://www.ftc.gov/opa/2010/03/coppa.shtm .
"The roundtable will be held at the FTC Conference Center at 601 New Jersey Avenue N.W. in Washington, DC. It is free and open to the public. Pre-registration is not required. Members of the public and press who wish to participate but who cannot attend can view a live webcast at ftc.gov.
"Individuals and organizations may submit requests to participate as panelists and may recommend topics for inclusion in the agenda. The requests and recommendations should be submitted electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org . Prospective panelists should submit a statement detailing their expertise on the issues to be addressed and contact information no later than May 5, 2010. Panelists will be selected based on expertise and the need to include a broad range of views.
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