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COPPA Expansion Would Impact All Internet Users

COPPA Expansion Would Impact All Internet Users

Legislative proposals to expand the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act are highly misguided, explain Berin Szoka and Adam Thierer in “COPPA 2.0: The New Battle Over Privacy, Age Verification, Online Safety & Free Speech,” released today by The Progress & Freedom Foundation. Expanding age verification mandates would require all users to surrender privacy and speech rights while doing little to improve the online safety of minors.

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Paper – COPPA 2.0: The New Battle over Privacy, Age Verification, Online Safety & Free Speech (pdf)

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