The Delaware General Assembly has passed 4 bills that comprise an Internet safety and privacy initiative by the Delaware Attorney General and Legislature. The bills cover an array of items and are ready for signature by the Governor. In a press release on the state’s website, it is stated that:
“The bills prevent educational software companies from misusing or improperly disclosing the personal data of Delaware schoolchildren; prevent companies from advertising inappropriate products on websites directed at children; prevent employers from inappropriately demanding access to the social media accounts of employees or job applicants; require web sites to clearly disclose how they are using the personal data they collect about web site users; place restrictions on the ability of companies to disclose the reading habits of e-book readers; and prevent the location of crime victims whose addresses have been changed for their protection from being disclosed on the internet.”
More information about each of the bills is contained in the link to the state’s press release.
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