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CliqWrap Makes Legal Notice and User Consent Painless For Mobile Developers

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New Cloud Service Delivers Mobile-Friendly Terms Of Service (TOS), End User License Agreement (EULA), Privacy Policies, and Age Gates With Minimal Coding

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YORK, PA. March 2, 2015 /MobilityWire/ — Today, AgeCheq (www.agecheq.com) announced announced CliqWrap, a new cloud-based service that delivers legal contract and privacy notices to mobile app and game users and documents their acceptance, as required by a variety of state and federal laws. With CliqWrap, publishers can add beautifully formatted, mobile-friendly legal notices with user acceptance and age gates to their apps simply by adding a few lines of code.

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AgeCheq Unveils First COPPA Compliance Technology for Facebook Games Using Adobe AIR

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With Adobe ActionScript support, AgeCheq dramatically eases path to COPPA compliance for three million+ AIR developers

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YORK, PA. February 23, 2015 /MobilityWire/ — Today, AgeCheq (www.agecheq.com) announced the immediate availability of its ActionScript software development kit (SDK), designed to ease COPPA compliance for desktop and mobile app developers using Adobe’s AIR software development tools. AIR is a cross-operating-system runtime used by over 3 million developers to deploy rich Internet applications on a broad range of devices including desktop computers, netbooks, tablets, and smartphones.

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AgeCheq and Community Sift Join Forces to Offer Content Moderation and COPPA Compliance to Child-Focused App and Website Publishers

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Mind Candy’s “PopJam” already onboard

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YORK, PA. February 9, 2015 /MobilityWire/ — AgeCheq (www.agecheq.com) and Community Sift (www.CommunitySift.com) announced their partnership, offering a complete set of tools for content moderation and COPPA compliance to publishers of websites, mobile apps and games. By working together, AgeCheq and Community Sift have combined their “best of breed” services to create a simple packaged solution to what has been a very complicated problem for publishers requiring COPPA compliance.

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Parents, Today is Digital Privacy Day – Send Your Kids to Online Privacy Camp

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AgeCheq celebrates Data Privacy Day 2015 by launching Kids Online Privacy Camp, a free app to help parents teach children about their online privacy

  • Jan. 28 is Data Privacy Day, the annual celebration of digital security, privacy and awareness in the U.S. and Canada.
  • Kids under 13 are spending more time with their digital devices than ever before, and increased screen time heightens the need for instilling safe digital habits.
  • Parents and teachers have very few resources to draw on to help educate their kids about privacy and the reality of online interaction.
  • AgeCheq is launching a free and fun mobile app that teaches children ages 5 to 13 about privacy, online interaction (including bullying), and etiquette.
  • Parents can use the app in different ways depending on the age and sophistication of their children.
     

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YORK, PA. January 28, 2015 /MobilityWire/ — Today, AgeCheq (www.agecheq.com) a leading provider of cloud-based services that safeguard children’s online privacy, announced Kids Online Privacy Camp, a new privacy education app for families. Launched today in support of Jan. 28 as Data Privacy Day (DPD), the free Kids Online Privacy Camp app is available immediately for any Apple or Android device.

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Jen Verriere Joins AgeCheq’s Business Development Team

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YORK, PA. January 20, 2015 /MobilityWire/ — AgeCheq (www.agecheq.com) announced the addition of licensing and business development executive, Jen Verriere, to its business development team. Ms. Verriere is a seasoned dealmaker in the online media and children’s content space, most recently at LeapFrog, a leading developer of children’s educational entertainment products. Jen has a J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law and her prior experience also includes business development and legal compliance roles at CBS Interactive and Livefyre.

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AgeCheq Is Ready for 2015 – The Year Privacy Explodes

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Oversubscribes B financing round, adds ad networks, support for all major mobile platforms and game engines

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YORK, PA. December 18, 2014 /MobilityWire/ — Today AgeCheq (www.agecheq.com) announced a number of important year-end milestones on its mission to help the $25 billion mobile app and game industry transition into compliance with mobile privacy laws such as the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) and CalOPPA.

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FTC Response Validates AgeCheq’s Technology Solutions for Mobile App COPPA Compliance

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“Common Consent Mechanisms” do not require FTC approval

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YORK, PA. November 24, 2014 /MobilityWire/ — AgeCheq (www.agecheq.com), ), the company easing mobile app and game publishers’ burden of compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) received written response from the Federal Trade Commission regarding its July 27, 2014 application for approval of AgeCheq’s Realtime Common Consent Mechanism as a new method for verifiable parental consent (VPC). The FTC denied AgeCheq’s application on the basis that both the verifiable consent methods and the common mechanism used in AgeCheq’s system are not new, and therefore do not require its approval.

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Improved AgeCheq Technology Supports Apps with Millions of Users as FTC Begins COPPA Enforcement

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AgeCheq supports over 400 million app starts per day as FTC COPPA enforcement leaves game publishers scrambling to comply with 2012 law

  • On September 16, 2014, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission announced mobile app developers Yelp and TinyCo each paid large fines settling COPPA violation cases.
  • AgeCheq helps mobile app developers easily comply with COPPA, providing a single sign-on dashboard for parental verification, disclosure and approval.
  • AgeCheq is supporting chart-leading app and game publishers by scaling the capacity of its cloud servers to handle 1 billion daily app starts by January 1, 2015.
     

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YORK, PA. September 24, 2014 /MobilityWire/ — AgeCheq (www.agecheq.com), the company that has helped mobile app and game publishers comply with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) over the past year, today announced new infrastructure improvements, bolstering its system in light of last week’s public COPPA enforcement actions by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC). The AgeCheq compliance cloud service was designed to scale to support real-time COPPA compliance for the entire mobile game industry. As interest in AgeCheq from app and game publishers grows, AgeCheq is scaling its cloud-based compliance infrastructure to process more than 1 billion app starts per day by January 1, 2015.

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AgeCheq to Present COPPA Compliance Strategies at 2014 Midwest Game Developer Summit

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AgeCheq Technology Evangelist, Tyler Smith, will speak at MGDS 2014 to dispel COPPA myths and share why the law matters now more than ever

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YORK, PA. July 11, 2014 /MobilityWire/ — AgeCheq (www.agecheq.com), the company helping mobile app and game publishers to comply with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), will attend the 2014 Midwest Game Developer Summit on July 12-13 at the Olympia Resort: Hotel, Spa & Conference Center in Oconomowoc, WI. AgeCheq Technology Evangelist and Software Developer, Tyler Smith, will speak at the summit to explain what COPPA compliance means for game developers, what will happen if the law is ignored, and ways developers can ensure their games are compliant with the law.

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AgeCheq Assembles “Dream Team” of Privacy and Mobile App Experts to Power Advisory Board

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Mobile privacy management company taps industry experts specializing in privacy, law, advertising, direct marketing and publishing to build advisory board representing the entire mobile app ecosystem

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YORK, PA. July 9, 2014 /MobilityWire/ — AgeCheq (www.agecheq.com), the company helping mobile app and game publishers easily make their apps and games COPPA compliant, today announced new additions to its corporate advisory board and board of directors.

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