Making Kids Our Nation's Top Priority

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Move Fast and Fix Facebook for Kids
Update: June 11, 2018 In response to the recent Facebook data breach, Common Sense Kids Action filed a follow-up letter with the FTC asking that, as the FTC investigates the Cambridge Analytica data... read more
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I Took the #MobileOnly Challenge. It Was a Disaster.
One in 10 American adults, and 21 percent of lower-income Americans, are "smartphone dependent," meaning they rely solely on a phone for broadband access. Moreover, one out of four lower-income... read more
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Ariel Fox Johnson
Senior Counsel, Policy & Privacy
How to Make the Internet Safer for Kids
As parents, we spend a lot of time trying to keep our kids safe. Increasingly (and for kids as young as infants), keeping them safe includes being smart about technology and the internet. The... read more
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Ariel Fox Johnson
Senior Counsel, Policy & Privacy
Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA): True or False?
Chances are, if you're a parent with kids online, you've heard of COPPA, the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act. But you may not know exactly how it works to protect you and your kids. Can you... read more
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Keeping Kids Connected at Home and at School
The holidays have wound down, and America's kids have gone back to school. E-rate, a federal program that helps fund high-speed Internet connections in schools and libraries, is 20 years old this... read more
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Ariel Fox Johnson
Senior Counsel, Policy & Privacy
How to Be Smarter Than Alexa
Last holiday season, did any new "smart" devices make it into your home? Maybe you got an Amazon Echo or a Google Home -- or a wireless baby monitor, or a fridge that reminds you when you're low on... read more
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11 Women to Inspire the Next Generation
Throughout history, courageous women have faced adversity to change the world around them. In honor of Women's History Month, the Common Sense Kids Action team compiled a list of change makers to... read more
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How to Make Tax Reform “For Kids”
The “Against Kids” Tax Cuts and Jobs Act recently passed both the House and the Senate. This monumental bill is not law yet -- a bipartisan committee of members from both houses will have to settle... read more
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