- Google announced it is blocking targeted advertising for anyone under 18 years old, Reuters reports. The technology company is also turning off its "location history" for young users and is introducing a policy for users to request the removal of children's images from Google Image search results. "Of course, removing an image from Search doesn’t remove it from the web, but we believe this change will help give young people more control of their images online," Google said in a blog post.
- U.S. Reps. Lori Trahan, D-Mass., and Kathy Castor, D-Fla., along with Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., announced they sent letters to 12 international gaming companies encouraging them to extend privacy protections they’ve provided under the U.K. Age Appropriate Design Code to children in the U.S.
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