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On Fri, 7 Dec 2001, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:

> begin: speck@blkmtn.org <speck@blkmtn.org> quote
> > Did you miss the Slashdot articles on COPA last year?
> > If LEGO collects ANY information from children, they HAVE to have proof of
> > parental consent.  Now, how do you have PROOF of parental consent when it's
> > online and there are no standards or acceptable way of proving it?
> >

> i don't see why lego couldn't just dump the information into the trash after
> sending the catalog.   clearly, they must be selling information to other
> companies...   that's b*llsh!t.

While checking into this (I don't read slashdot ... maybe I should
start!), I found this FTC website:

http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/conline/edcams/kidzprivacy/index.html

Now, if only there was a way to protect my kid from blue-haired
wiggly-eyed women ...

Christine

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