Facebook's Answers On Child Users Don't Satisfy Lawmakers

Law360, New York (July 16, 2012, 5:42 PM EDT) -- The leaders of Congress' bipartisan privacy caucus on Friday slammed Facebook Inc.'s response to their questions about the site's possible expansion to children under 13 amid revelations that many kids are already using the site by lying about their age.

In its recent response to a June 4 letter from Reps. Edward Markey, D-Mass., and Joe Barton, R-Texas, Facebook revealed that it had "made no final decision" about whether to change its current policy of prohibiting children under age 13 from joining the site, but that if it decided to add tools for parents of kids under 13, the company would...

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