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Multiple California bills targeting online protection of children progress in legislature

By Xu Yuan
  • 22 May 2024 23:30
  • 22 May 2024 23:30
A series of bills in California aimed at protecting children online advanced through the state legislature, covering issues from addiction prevention to data training for artificial intelligence systems.
The progression of the California legislation came as many other US states advance similar legislation to establish online safeguards for children (see

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Xu Yuan

Senior Correspondent

Xu Yuan has worked for MLex for seven years, all of them based in Hong Kong. She has reported on a wide range of regulatory topics, including antitrust, cybersecurity and data security, in mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. She has broken numerous stories on policymaking and enforcement involving international companies doing business in the region and done substantial court reporting in Hong Kong. She is currently specializing in covering regulatory issues related to future mobility, including connected vehicles. She previously worked for US TV network NBC in Beijing. She received her undergraduate degree in English Literature and Linguistics from Peking University and a master’s degree from the Journalism and Media Studies Centre at The University of Hong Kong.

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