The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) and the Children’s
Internet Protection Act (CIPA) are both intended to provide protections for
children accessing the Internet. However, they both have had some opposition.
Write a three to five (3-5) page paper in which you:
Describe the main compliancy requirements and the protected information for
both COPPA and CIPA.
Analyze how COPPA and CIPA are similar and how they are different, and
explain why there is a need for two (2) different acts.
Describe what you believe are the most challenging elements of both COPPA
and CIPA to implement in order to be compliant.
Speculate on why COPPA and CIPA define protection for different ages; COPPA
defines a child as being under the age of 13 and CIPA defines a minor as being
under the age of 17.
Identify the main opposition to COPPA and CIPA based on research and
speculate on whether they will be changed in the future based on the
Use at least three (3) quality resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia
and similar Websites do not qualify as quality resources.
Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:
Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch
margins on all sides; references must follow APA or school-specific format.
Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s
name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and
the reference page are not included in the required page
The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment
Explain the concept of privacy and its legal protections.
Describe legal compliance laws addressing public and private
Use technology and information resources to research legal issues in
Write clearly and concisely about information security legal issues and
topics using proper writing mechanics and technical style conventions.