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  • Pluribus News

    Sparks fly over kids’ online privacy

    A re-tooled push to pass U.K.-inspired online privacy protections for kids is testing the resolve and patience of state lawmakers, as the tech industry presses the case that the proposals are unconstitutional.

  • KSTP 5 Eyewitness News

    Minnesota Kids Code

    Minnesota state legislators consider a new bill called the Minnesota Kids Code that’s designed to make technology safer for kids and to protect their privacy.

  • FOX 9 Minneapolis-St. Paul

    Minnesota Kids Code

    Several Minnesota state legislators are announcing a new effort to protect kids online with the Minnesota Kids Code. State Senator Erin Maye Quade explains how this bill does not seek to moderate content on the internet, but rather, get to protecting kids on the internet from companies using their data to push them towards harmful…

  • Newsmakers

    Rep. Kristin Bahner Explains Age Appropriate Design Code

    Rep. Kristin Bahner (DFL-Maple Grove) authored the Age Appropriate Design Code bill in the Minnesota Legislature that promotes safe and healthy data privacy for children. “We’ve looked through the lens of child safety when we’ve developed everything from car seats and cribs to motor vehicles, but we’ve never applied that to online settings,” Bahner said.

  • POLITICO

    States get serious about limiting kids’ social media exposure

    Vermont introduced a similar bill earlier this month and an Illinois lawmaker will introduce one next week. Legislators in New Mexico, Maryland and Minnesota are in the process of updating bills submitted last year.