FPF responds to US Government Kids Online Health and Safety initiative

16/11/2023 | Future of Privacy Forum

The Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) has submitted a response to the US National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) concerning the Kids Online Health and Safety government initiative.

The FPF identified four of the most impactful areas for privacy that the Task Force should consider while developing guidance, policy recommendations, and a toolkit for safety, health, and privacy-by-design for the industry to apply in developing digital goods and services.

The FPF believes that adopting a one-size-fits-all approach to developing policies for minors online presents challenges. Children and teens have varying privacy needs across developmental stages, and overgeneralized restrictions may exacerbate health risks and undermine the developmental benefits of social online experiences.

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