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If the Kids Online Safety Act or a similar act were to get passed, would kids under 13 be banned?

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chesslover0003

I spoke too soon, sorry. My comment above didn't age well... and it is not even 24 hours old. lol

Florida's HB 1: Online Protection for Minors appears to prohibit access to social media sites to those under 16. I'm still reading the different versions. Despite passing, the Governor has vetoed it today.

The implication of this bill is that any site that meets the definition of a social media website must:

  • Prohibit access to users under 16 (I expect there will be a provision in a new version that allows for parental consent of some users under 16).
  • ALL users must be age-verified (meaning you must prove it)

@llama_l may be disappointed to hear that under the definition of social media, online gaming sites are excluded from this bill. (HB 1 Section 1(1)(d)2f)

BombCraft
chesslover0003 wrote:

I spoke too soon, sorry. My comment above didn't age well... and it is not even 24 hours old. lol

Florida's HB 1: Online Protection for Minors appears to prohibit access to social media sites to those under 16. I'm still reading the different versions. Despite passing, the Governor has vetoed it today.

The implication of this bill is that any site that meets the definition of a social media website must:

  • Prohibit access to users under 16 (I expect there will be a provision in a new version that allows for parental consent of some users under 16).
  • ALL users must be age-verified (meaning you must prove it)

@llama_l may be disappointed to hear that under the definition of social media, online gaming sites are excluded from this bill. (HB 1 Section 1(1)(d)2f)

Rare ron desantis w

checkmated0001
bobby_max wrote:

Kids under 13 should be banned from here anyway, as they don't contribute anything but spam to the site.

A lot of them are better than you.

AbyssalSludge
BombCraft wrote:
chesslover0003 wrote:

I spoke too soon, sorry. My comment above didn't age well... and it is not even 24 hours old. lol

Florida's HB 1: Online Protection for Minors appears to prohibit access to social media sites to those under 16. I'm still reading the different versions. Despite passing, the Governor has vetoed it today.

The implication of this bill is that any site that meets the definition of a social media website must:

  • Prohibit access to users under 16 (I expect there will be a provision in a new version that allows for parental consent of some users under 16).
  • ALL users must be age-verified (meaning you must prove it)

@llama_l may be disappointed to hear that under the definition of social media, online gaming sites are excluded from this bill. (HB 1 Section 1(1)(d)2f)

Rare ron desantis w

It's a loss for me it got vetoed. I was really hoping to have an intelligent discussion with someone someday.