Lack of action by Congress to protect kids online criticized at U.S. Senate hearing

By: - February 15, 2023 10:13 am

Democrats and Republicans sparred about the best way to protect children online from sexual exploitation, mental health challenges, subpar privacy protections, and companies that target children to sell their data to advertisers. (Leonardo Fernandez Viloria | Getty Images)

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Jennifer Shutt
Jennifer Shutt

Jennifer covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include congressional policy, politics and legal challenges with a focus on health care, unemployment, housing and aid to families.