Online Privacy Bill For Minors Clears Calif. Senate

Law360, San Diego (April 30, 2013, 10:18 PM EDT) -- The California Senate passed a bill Monday seeking to bolster online privacy protections for minors by allowing them to remove content they wish they hadn’t posted on social media and other sites and shielding them from receiving advertisements for products made for adults.

S.B. 568, introduced by Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg, D-Sacramento, sailed through the state Senate floor on a 37-0 vote. The measure requires operators of websites, social media sites and mobile apps to let individuals under the age of 18 erase comments...
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