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Britain Wants Strict Privacy Rules for Kids

[2020-01-22 22:22:14]

Today Britain rolled out strict privacy protections for kids, like requiring tech platforms to turn on protections by default. The new rules are the most comprehensive protections to arise from heightened global concern that popular online services exploit children’s information, suggest inappropriate content to them and fail to protect them from sexual predators. The British children’s protections far outstrip narrower rules in the United States, which apply only to online services aimed at children under 13.

Britain Wants Strict Privacy Rules for Kids


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