Kids online safety advocates got their hackles up last week after the passage of a House bill that aims to channel $25 million over five years to one provider of online safety materials. Critics say that the measure is unfair to other child safety organizations and could impede competition and promote mediocrity in the field.
The bill, H.R. 4134, was passed by voice vote last week, less than a week after California Democrat Linda Sanchez introduced the legislation, according to National Journal's Technology Daily.
The legislation, which hasn't been introduced in the Senate yet, would grant Carlsbad, … Read more