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Re: Re: Re: New Federal Law (COPPA)

  • From: Shawn McMahon
  • Date: Sat Apr 22 01:47:51 2000

On Fri, 21 Apr 2000, "John A. Tamplin" wrote:
> > Need their email address for password verification?  Sorry.
> Did you even read any of it first?  It specifically exempts reponding
> to one-time requests from requiring parental consent.  I presume you 
> don't need to verify the address more than once.

You're being obtuse.  Fine, if you're one of those people who can't
comprehend hypotheticals, I'll give you concrete examples:

Mailing lists.


TV Guide.

Those are examples of sites that must preserve information in order to
provide their services.