GOP Rep. Seeks To Ban Minors' Images From Facebook Ads

Law360, New York (July 11, 2013, 5:05 PM EDT) -- A House Republican on Wednesday proposed legislation that would bar social media sites such as Facebook Inc. from using images that underage users post of themselves for commercial purposes, citing concerns over the use of minors' photos in ads without their permission.

Rep. John J. Duncan Jr., R-Tenn., introduced H.R. 2645, the Forbidding Advertisement Through Child Exploitation Act of 2013 in an effort to “add a layer of protection between our kids and those wanting to do them harm,” he said in a statement. The bill...
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