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Creates a legally relevant “duty of care” requiring online apps and platforms to center the needs of children. Requires online tools to safeguard children automatically. Creates more transparency by allowing researchers access to data regarding algorithms for example.
Passed in 2017. A resolution of the House of Representatives of the State of Montana expressing the sentiment that pornography is a public health hazard that must be addressed through education, prevention, research, and policy change at the community and societal level.
Gives victims of child sexual abuse material (CSAM) the right to sue digital platforms that knowingly circulate criminal content; gives victims a chance to restore privacy. Establishes commission to monitor potential online harms. Gives new tools to NCMEC. Replaces "child pornography" with "child sexual abuse material" in federal law.
Montana's Children's Default to Safety legislation would require manufacturers to sell smart devices with existing filters turned on by default. With this small change, adult consumers can easily opt-out of the filter, versus children and their caregivers shouldering the burden of figuring out how to opt-in to keep kids safe from exploitive content.