Making Kids Our Nation's Top Priority

Do Not Track Kids

New Research Shows Kids' Mental Health Tied to Online Experiences
March 2021 marks one year since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. Over the course of the last 12 months, supporting students in the transition to remote learning has been a major concern for... read more
Virtual reality (VR) brings the outside world in, and replaces real-life experiences with immersive, digital environments. VR technology is not new, but historically it has been expensive and... read more
What Is the Age Appropriate Design Code?
The United Kingdom's Information Commissioner's Office's Age Appropriate Design Code, which went into effect on September 2, 2020, is the latest piece of global regulation designed to put kids'... read more
Why Facebook's "App Developer Investigation" Needs Investigating
For years, Common Sense has asked lawmakers and regulators to investigate how Facebook treats young people, and championed safeguards to ensure big tech players like Facebook are transparent with... read more
How You Can Protect Your Child From Identity Theft
Identity theft affects many millions of Americans and costs billions of dollars each year. It can destroy credit scores, ruin job prospects, and make it impossible to take out a loan for school. And... read more
How safe are the devices in your kid’s school and home?
You have a list of your child's teachers and classes. You've figured out the bus schedule or carpool arrangement. You've even glanced at the lunch schedule. But how about this one: Do you know what... read more
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JR Starrett
(Formerly) Senior Director of National Advocacy
Illinois Legislature Sends Geolocation Privacy Bill to Governor
We encourage Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner to sign HB 3449, the Geolocation Privacy Protection Act, into law. If signed, this bill will safeguard the privacy of children in the state by protecting the... read more
Ariel Fox Johnson
Senior Counsel, Global Policy
New Report: "Inside the Kids' Privacy Zone"
For over a decade, Common Sense has helped kids, families, educators, businesses, and policymakers navigate the rapidly changing technology world, including protecting kids' privacy. Since we started... read more


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