Biden administration announces children's online privacy plans

24/05/2023 | US Government

A press release issued by the White House announced a series of actions under US President Joe Biden's administration to protect children's mental health, safety and privacy online.

  • The US Department of Health and Human Services, in partnership with the Department of Commerce, will lead an interagency Task Force on Kids Online Health and Safety "to advance the health, safety and privacy of minors online." 
  • In addition, the Department of Education will address concerns about monetising minor students' data by commercial organisations and will commence rulemaking under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). 
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