Public supports expanded internet safety requirements to protect kids

C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital has released a new National Poll on Children’s Health.  Highlights include:

  • Two-thirds of adults think children should be at least 13 to use the Internet on their own.
  • 29% of parents with children age 9-12 say their child has their own Wi-Fi enabled device; 21% of parents of children age 5-8 have such devices.
  • Nearly two-thirds of adults strongly support proposed updates to COPPA legislation to protect children under 13.

Read the complete report here.

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