Privacy backlash: Zeeks.com to stop talking

Summary:SAN FRANCISCO -- The cost of complying with federal online childprivacy laws has claimed one of its first victims. Kids Web site Zeeks.

SAN FRANCISCO -- The cost of complying with federal online child privacy laws has claimed one of its first victims. Kids Web site Zeeks.com will shut down all its interactive elements, from e-mail to chat rooms, starting Oct. 1. It hopes to make up its expected 20 percent traffic loss by posting additional games, said CEO Steven G. Bryan. Full story. -- Ben Charny, ZDNet News

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