Children’s Privacy: US Senators propose banning teens from social media without parental consent

The Protecting Kids on Social Media Act is a bipartisan proposal that harkens back to earlier legislation designed to shield children from “indecent” ads or solicitation, and to keep them from hearing “obscene” language on television and radio. The proposal also comes as US states increasingly come up with their own legislation to restrict children, as in the case of Utah, which is requiring parental consent for social media account creation and Montana, which proposes to block ad targeting, selling kids’ data, and social media use without consent.

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