Provides a set of guidelines that will assist Internet marketers in maintaining ethical marketing practices. Information about regulation of Internet marketing to children based on Federal Trade Commission regulations and guidelines developed by the Direct Marketing Association, Center for Media Education, and Council of Better Business Bureaux are also explained. Review of some of the Internet sites commonly visited by children provides additional guidelines for Internet marketers. Some of the issues discussed include: the use of kids’ clubs to sell products, appropriateness of content and terminology on the Web pages, information gathering/information sharing practices, and marketing practices.
Jill Austin, M. and Lynn Reed, M. (1999), "Targeting children online: Internet advertising ethics issues", Journal of Consumer Marketing, Vol. 16 No. 6, pp. 590-602. https://doi.org/10.1108/07363769910297579
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