The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation on Wednesday approved The Children and Teens’ Online Privacy Protection Act, also known as COPPA 2.0, and Kids Online Safety Act — setting up both bills for a full Senate vote as soon as this summer. “I look forward to this legislation [COPPA 2.0] moving to the Senate floor, and I urge my colleagues – both Democrats and Republicans – to support this critical legislation,” Sen. Edward Markey, D-Mass., said in a statement. The bill updates Markey’s 1998 law, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act.
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