The Foundry Law Blog

Coping with COPPA: Protecting Children’s Online Privacy

What is COPPA? In today’s cyber world, security and privacy concerns are paramount. This rings especially true for parents seeking to safeguard their child’s online identity. Lawmakers addressed parents’ concerns by creating the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 … Continued

Social Purpose Corporations: Beyond the Profits

Social Purpose Corporations (SPC) are an interesting and (relatively) new corporate form available in Washington State that gives directors and officers the luxury of exploring ways to positively impact their employees, community, and environment, with less fear of repercussions via … Continued

Kickstarter Karma: Backers Fight Back

For many budding entrepreneurs, Kickstarter.com can be their answer to beginning their businesses…or a nightmare of angry “backers,” broken promises and refund demands.   Kickstarter provides a crowdsourcing platform for potential businesses and creative projects to gain not only funding, … Continued