California lawmakers push ahead with sweeping children's online privacy bill

Posted on AllSides May 12th, 2022
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A new children's online privacy bill is quickly making its way through the California state legislature and could lead to an overhaul of national safety standards for websites likely to be accessed by kids. 

The California Age-Appropriate Design Code would require social media platforms to switch off geolocation for children, discontinue "nudging" techniques that trick kids into giving up their information, reduce exposure to harmful content and limit the potential for risky connections with adults. 

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