- Advocates and lawmakers say proposals to protect children's data online could be rolled into year-end defense packages, Axios reports. U.S. Senate leadership is pushing two proposed bills — the Kids Online Safety Act and the Children and Teens' Online Privacy Protection Act. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation Communications Director Tricia Enright said Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., "supports any effort to get children's online privacy passed during the lame duck (session)." Editor's note: The IAPP's Anokhy Desai, CIPP/US, CIPT, Cobun Zweifel-Keegan, CIPP/US, CIPM, and Jackson Powers discuss youth design standards and examine California's Age-Appropriate Design Code Act.
- Parents whose children died from cyberbullying and drug-laced products purchased on mobile applications are pushing U.S. Congress to pass two bills to tighten children’s cybersecurity, The Hill reports. The Kids Online Safety Act and the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act 2.0 both passed out of a Senate committee in July.
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