Big Brother: RFID Chips Track Kids' Truancy, Eating HabitsSubmitted by MMJ Ministry on Sat, 10/13/2012 - 18:31
Published on Oct 13, 2012 by TheYoungTurks
"The digital tracking and surveillance of school-aged kids has been growing.
Much attention has been given to the phenomenon of corporate tracking of kids' online activities, activities that violate the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). The law, originally adopted in 1998, requires Web sites aimed at kids to get parental consent befoSre gathering information about those users who are under 13 years. Many companies, including a Disney subsidiary, have violated it. Corporate marketing interests, most notably Facebook, are fighting proposed revisions to COPPA.