Children’s Privacy: FTC settles with WW; requirements include deletion of algorithms

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has proposed settlement with WW’s Kurbo subsidiary that includes, 1) requiring that WW obtain verifiable parental consent before collecting information, 2) destroying all personal information that was obtained in violation of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) plus getting rid of algorithms and, 3) paying a $1.5 million penalty.

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Microsoft Lets Publishers Block Bing Chat Separately from Bing Search

September 26, 2023

Nearly one-third of major news publishers have blocked generative AI tools from reading their content.   But that’s a drastic measure which could also exclude their results from conventional search engines.  Microsoft has just given publishers the option to block access by Bing Chat without also removing their content from search results.  We’ll see if competitors do the same.

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