Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) touted during his presidential campaign announcement on Twitter that he will “pretty soon” sign into law a “Digital Bill of Rights,” a concept he unveiled in February that will be among the key legislative wins he can highlight on the campaign trail in Iowa, New Hampshire and beyond.
The expansive measure blends elements of a landmark California youth digital safety law with broader consumer data privacy protections enacted in multiple states. It also includes prohibitions related to online censorship, along with an explicit ban on eavesdropping or surveillance by devices that have a voice or facial recognition feature.
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