Apr 222010
 
 April 22, 2010  Laws, Online, U.S., Youth & Schools

Social networking sites may soon be prohibited from posting certain personal information about minors in California.

A bill approved 25-4 Thursday by the state Senate would require the sites to remove the option allowing users to publicly post their home address or phone number if users say they are under the age of 18.

The bill’s author, Democratic Sen. Ellen Corbett of San Leandro, says the legislation will increase protections against sexual predators and identity theft. The measure now moves to the Assembly.

Read more on KTVU.com.

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