Catalysis designed and built technical infrastructure to support a digital product awareness contest. The solution allowed users to register via Facebook and Windows Live and upload large, user-generated content files that would be screened for viruses and converted to efficiently streaming video. The final server environment was a hybrid of both cloud (Windows Azure) and physical machines.
The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 2000 was passed in response to a 1998 Federal Trade FTC report that highlighted the growing concern for children’s privacy on the internet. In particular, the FTC was concerned about the collection of data from children via websites, message boards and other online venues.