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South Korea's new children's online privacy-protection plan expands scope of existing rules

By Wooyoung Lee
  • 11 Jul 2022 09:46
  • 11 Jul 2022 09:56
A new online privacy-protection plan unveiled today by the South Korean privacy regulator expands the current law governing children’s privacy online, with the regulator raising the legal age of protection, introducing the right to be forgotten, and improving parental-consent requirements.
The Personal Information Protection Commission, or PIPC, announced the new

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Wooyoung Lee

Correspondent, Seoul

Wooyoung Lee is a correspondent based in MLex’s Seoul office, South Korea, covering antitrust, privacy and data security, mergers and acquisitions and financial services. Wooyoung has more than a decade of experience in journalism, public policy and research. She has worked and written for news outlets including The Korea Herald, Al Jazeera International, Bloomberg BNA, Monocle, among others.

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