Richard testifies in front of Congress to talk about how Pied Piper's decentralized internet can change how companies collect data and how big companies have monopolized much of the internet's services.
COPPA or Children Online Privacy Protection Act protects the privacy of underage children online. PiperChat has grossly violated COPPA as there was no parental consent form on the app leading to a 21 billion dollar fine.
Ron calls April into his office to ask how a website knew his name. She explains that websites store cookies, which contain data about you. Ron finds this to be an invasion of privacy and throws out his computer.