COPPA compliance is required by all app developers who’s apps are aimed at children 13 and under, so this is an important law for anyone publishing children’s content to consider. Even if you think you app or ebook is compliant or not gathering identifying personal information from children, you should definitely read this if you are responsible for publishing digital media for kids.
A good resource for book publishers is, “What Every Kids’ E-Book Publisher Needs To Know About COPPA” at e-booksandkids.com.
For app developers in general, and parents looking for a guarantee of COPPA compliance, see MomsWithApps.com’s “KNOW what’s inside program” which has an iconic badge for approved developers to show as “a signal to parents that your app is designed with privacy in mind.” It tells consumers that as app developers:
"We care about parents and kids enjoying technology together. We have committed to tell you how our apps work, so you know what to expect.”
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