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Protecting tech savvy kids online requires education, not bans, US FTC's Phillips says

By Amy Miller
  • 10 Aug 2022 17:28
  • 10 Aug 2022 17:28
Banning children from the Internet won't work because they already know how to hack software blocking them, US Federal Trade Commissioner Noah Phillips told a group of state attorneys general today.
The solution to protecting children online is education and "meeting them where they are," not imposing restrictions, said Phillips,

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Amy Miller

Senior Correspondent

Amy is responsible for the coverage of an array of regulatory and litigation issues pertaining to the Internet, including privacy, data security and antitrust. Formerly a legal reporter for the ALM media group, Miller has closely followed legal trends in Silicon Valley and covered corporate legal departments for online and print publications including The American Lawyer, Corporate Counsel, and The Recorder. Miller is a graduate of Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and is an award-winning journalist with expertise ranging from education and legal reporting to computer-assisted reporting.

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