20 May '11, 2pm

California Bill Seeks To Regulate Social Networking Sites With Fines Up to $10 ...: by MHB California state sena...

60. (a) A social networking Internet Web site shall establish a default privacy setting for registered users of the site that prohibits the display, to the public or other registered users, of any information about a registered user, other than the user’s name and city of residence, without the agreement of the user. (b) A social networking Internet Web site shall establish a process for new users to set their privacy settings as part of the registration process that explains privacy options in plain language. The Internet Web site shall not complete the process of registering a new user until privacy settings are selected by the user. The Internet Web site shall make privacy settings available to all users of the Internet Web site in a conspicuous place and an easy-to-use format that allows the user to adjust his or her privacy setting. (c) A social networking Internet We...

Full article: http://www.thedomains.com/2011/05/20/california-bill-seek...

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