Why doesn’t MakeUseOf allow under-18s to participate in giveaways?

Anandu B Ajith September 14, 2012
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I am wondering why MakeUseOf doesn’t allow under 18s to participate in their giveaways. I am asking this because I am under 18 and would like to enter, but can’t.

Any ideas?

  1. Rajaa Chowdhury
    September 15, 2012 at 12:35 am

    COPPA and child safety rules that applies on the internet. :(

  2. HLJonnalagadda
    September 14, 2012 at 3:42 pm

    Yeah I know I had to wait before I was eligible!

  3. Saurav Azad
    September 14, 2012 at 1:47 pm

    it is due to COPPA and some child protection rules .

  4. Ramon Mondragon
    September 14, 2012 at 2:42 am

    Its because of COPPA and child protection rules, they cannot request personal information from anybody under the age of 18.

  5. Gian Singh
    September 14, 2012 at 2:39 am

    COPPA I think has to do with child saftey.
    http://www.coppa.org/comply.htm