Making Kids Our Nation's Top Priority

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How Connectivity for All Helps Everyone

December 7, 2022

The digital divide leaves people unconnected, but it also prevents important services from getting faster and smarter through technology. Today we have a chance to fix that.

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California Continues Its Leadership with Online Protections for Kids and Families

October 6, 2022

Two big legislative wins go a long way to protect kids' privacy and well-being online, but there's still more work to do.

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California Senators Gear Up for an Important Decision on Broadband Access

July 29, 2022

Why Common Sense is opposed to Assembly Bill 2749 -- and why legislators should be, too.

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California's Golden Road to Affordable Internet

June 10, 2022

The California Public Utilities Commission is creating a model for affordable high-speed internet in the U.S.

California Takes Major Steps Toward Universal Internet Service

November 8, 2021

Three new bipartisan bills are among the largest investments in broadband connectivity in the country.

Strengthened Washington Privacy Act Shows Potential to Compromise

March 31, 2021

Revised bill protects teens, places limits on surveillance advertising, and includes important enforcement improvements

Digital "Censorship" Bills Pose Risks to Kids

March 16, 2021

State Lawmakers beware: bills preventing tech’s ability to enforce rules could make online spaces worse for children and teens.