MSN UK's Matt Whittingham told BBC News Online it was not a decision they had taken lightly."We have been concerned about chatrooms for a while and reached a stage where we were no longer prepared to put up with inappropriate communication," he said.The following FAQs are intended to supplement the compliance materials available on the FTC website. COPPA required the Federal Trade Commission to issue and enforce regulations concerning children’s online privacy.In addition, you may send questions or comments to the FTC staff’s COPPA mailbox, Coppa Hot [email protected] The Commission’s original COPPA Rule became effective on April 21, 2000.
Credit card companies don't make the distinction between those who want to buy marijuana for medical reasons and those who buy it for recreational purposes."Most merchant services companies do not want to accept credit card transactions from cannabis businesses," says Kristi Kelly, executive director of the Marijuana Industry Group, a non-profit trade organization for licensed cannabis businesses. Discover and American Express confirmed they don't allow cardholders to buy medical or recreational marijuana. Mastercard pleads the Fifth, acknowledging the legality isn't clear-cut."The federal government considers marijuana sales illegal, but is currently not challenging state laws that legalize marijuana sales," says Seth Eisen, a company spokesman.Room type selection is not yet supported on our mobile website, so if you’d like to use this feature, make sure to download our award-winning app!We state very clearly that all bookings are non-refundable and we warn customers before the purchase is confirmed (you even have a spiffy Hotel Tonight h-bed logo to trace in the apps).This document represents the views of FTC staff and is not binding on the Commission. PARENTAL ACCESS TO CHILDREN’S PERSONAL INFORMATIONK. The Commission issued an amended Rule on December 19, 2012. The primary goal of COPPA is to place parents in control over what information is collected from their young children online.To view the Rule and compliance materials, go to the FTC's COPPA page for businesses. GENERAL AUDIENCE, TEEN, AND MIXED-AUDIENCE SITES OR SERVICESH. The Rule was designed to protect children under age 13 while accounting for the dynamic nature of the Internet.