More than 90 advocacy groups penned a letter to U.S. Senate leadership opposing passage of the proposed Kids Online Safety Act, CNBC reports. Groups opined the bill could "jeopardize young people’s access to end-to-end encrypted technologies" while carrying other unintended harms, including "additional forms of digital surveillance and control." Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation Chair Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., vowed to pass the legislation during Congress' lame-duck session. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., a KOSA co-sponsor, said he's "always willing to work with stakeholders, but inaction only benefits Big Tech."
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