Worldwide newsMay 4, 2022California draft Bill on children’s online safety moves forward

The California Assembly Judiciary Committee voted to advance a Bill to protect children from online addiction. This Bill, the Social Media Platform Duty to Children Act, would impose on an operator of a social media platform a duty not to addict, as defined, child users and would, among other things, prohibit a social media platform from addicting a child user by either of certain means, including the use or sale of a child user’s personal data. Find the draft Bill here.