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The feds are launching their biggest effort in more than a decade to protect children online because of web sites that store information on kids and make it public.
Under these new proposals from the Federal Trade Commission web sites would have to get parental consent.
Before allowing kids under the age of thirteen.
To submit photos of themselves on line.
With us now cybercrime and technology analyst -- right -- -- feel about this.
A -- I'll tell you as a father.
And with children and being involved in this I think the laws are always behind the technology and my biggest concern is.
It's some of it's about the advertising but I have a much bigger concern about.
The implications of cyber stalkers kind of files sexual offenders games being able to target younger children because you're giving them so much information on line.
Yet -- and and and I agree with you in it I've never quite understood I'm not a parent and -- but I've just never quite understood.
Why it is that parents would think it's cool for their kids to be post and all kinds of stuff -- -- I don't get it personally but it's really not my business what they do.
And and I wonder where the line is is this as slippery slope -- -- you know.
Freedom on the Internet is is something that's cherished protecting the kids is an absolute it's it's tough isn't it.
Apps Ayers as somebody was in law fortune for eighteen years of detective I -- -- crime profiling behavior analysis I mean.
It it it matters to me personally not only -- a father but a citizen but you know.
It's kind of ironic we're having this discussion because an -- San Diego right now at the International Association of Chiefs of Police annual conference.
And I've seen a proliferation of courses in training now addressing social media privacy on the Internet.
The impact on children on families what people should and shouldn't be doing.
It's a huge issue -- -- office so much a slippery slope.
But you've got to start off with education and awareness parents got to understand -- be aware.
The impact of when you've got young children with location based tracking on their posting pictures the impact it's gonna -- on those children.
Yet but it is no doubt and and I wonder about what about children or people who don't have all their mental faculties about.
Or what about people who you know -- sixteen you know you have to be.
21 to jewelry -- -- so what about 21 nobody on this into the said as saying this is a bad idea protect children far from it.
I just wonder.
Where it -- -- maybe it is here that that maybe that would be the right thing I don't know.
But you know this is usually patent laws and regulations -- potential once you have an event they overreacted and the law goes one way and after while maybe goes back the other.
This is still a lot of law being -- a lot of people being comfortable with what the technology does that.
As it wiretapping as in some of these other technologies the law always trails the technology by ten years and you know we're -- -- that ten year mark right now so it is catching up.
My fear though is that.
Now when you start looking at things like Virginia Tech when you start looking at missing children -- -- you can report these things do become valuable the ability to track phone.
Of a missing child or even a missing and abused spouse or somebody.
You know there are some benefits to this were gonna have a difficult time weighing privacy vs security and -- that need to know -- the right now.
You know and then there's that liberty -- you know.
And when you up when you give it up.
In exchange for security I don't know where the line is that's for big collective to decide.
But you know when you got to benefit the Supreme Court -- Internet that's where this is that I'm sure we'll see what that court looks like concerts I ask you to be here thank you.
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