Social Media ‘Eraser Button’ Law Would Let Kids Delete Web History

Social Media ‘Eraser Button’ Law Would Let Kids Delete Web History

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mobile phone teen on sidewalk-JPott-flickr-ccCalifornia legislators are working to give kids more control over their digital personas — and real-life futures — with a bill that would allow minors to permanently delete old web postings on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and similar social media networks.

The “eraser button,” or right-to-delete provision, is part of a unanimously-passed Senate Bill 568 that guarantees privacy rights for minors in California.

(READ the story from the CBC – More at NY Times)

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