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  1. #1 Bill Lets Parents Edit Children's FB Pages 
    Bill Lets Parents Edit Children's FB Pages
    James Emery

    A new state bill in the California State Senate could make social-networking sites like Facebook take down personal information and photos for account users under 18 and require more private settings.

    The SB 242 was introduced by Sen. Ellen Corbett (D-San Leandro) and would require all security settings to default to private and charge up to $10,000 per violation, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.

    The bill's language also states that social-networking sites would have to comply with parental requests to remove information or photos from their children's pages or accounts. The new bill "would require removal of that information regarding a user under 18 years of age upon request by the userís parent, within 48 hours upon his or her request."

    Facebook's response was anything but accommodating. "This legislation is a serious threat both to Facebook's business in California and to meaningful California consumers' choices about use of personal data," said spokesman Andrew Noyes.
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    Best Bounty Hunter in the Forums fettpett's Avatar
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    why the hell do they even need something like this? sorry, you're under 18, living in my home, you have no "right to privacy" you have a privilege that I, as a parent can push aside if your health and well being is in jeopardy
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    Quote Originally Posted by fettpett View Post
    why the hell do they even need something like this? sorry, you're under 18, living in my home, you have no "right to privacy" you have a privilege that I, as a parent can push aside if your health and well being is in jeopardy
    A new state bill in the California State Senate

    Nuff said.
    "The efforts of the government alone will never be enough. In the end the people must choose and the people must help themselves" ~ JFK; from his famous inauguration speech (What Democrats sounded like before today's neo-Liberals hijacked that party)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Articulate_Ape View Post
    Nuff said.
    I know it's Cali, it's just stupidity that they even have to make a law
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