Tuesday September 24, 2013

California Law Gives Teens An Online 'Eraser Button'

I guess this is a great idea if the internet didn't extend beyond the borders of California. roll eyes (sarcastic) You and I both know that once it is on the internet, it is there forever.

"This is a groundbreaking protection for our kids who often act impetuously with postings of ill-advised pictures or messages before they think through the consequences. They deserve the right to remove this material that could haunt them for years to come," said Steinberg (D-Sacramento). "At the same time, this bill will help keep minors from being bombarded with advertisements for harmful products that are illegal for them to use, like alcohol, tobacco and guns. I thank Governor Brown for recognizing that these common sense protections will help our children as they navigate the on-line world."