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Here’s some internet laws you should be aware of

Hey there! So, technology has revolutionized our lives and given us the freedom to do whatever we want, whenever we want. But let’s face it, with great power comes great responsibility, and the internet has given us more than just cat videos and online shopping. We’ve got cybercrime, mental health issues, and addiction to worry about, but luckily, our lawmakers are trying to sort it all out. Here are some of the latest changes you should know about:

Adult ID Certification

Now, if you want to access some adult content in Louisiana, you better bring your ID. Yep, it’s not just for voting or buying beer anymore. This new law aims to protect minors from the harmful effects of this material, like low self-esteem and body image disorders. It’s like they say, better safe than sorry. And apparently, 11 other states in the US are thinking about doing the same thing. So, keep that ID handy, folks.

Caller ID

We’ve all been there, right? You see a call from a familiar number, but it turns out to be some robocaller trying to scam you out of your hard-earned money. Well, the FTC has had enough and created the STIR/SHAKEN caller ID authentication framework. It’s like a superhero duo fighting off the evil robocallers. And it’s working! All telecommunication providers must use caller ID authentication to stop those pesky illegal robocalls.

Cybersecurity Management

Cybercrime is on the rise, and we need to fight back. That’s why the SEC created the “Cybersecurity Risk Management, Strategy, Governance, and Incident Disclosure.” Sounds fancy, right? Basically, they want public companies to report any cyber-attacks and provide updates on how they’re dealing with them. It’s like when you have to report to your boss about a mistake you made, except this is way more serious. So, let’s keep those passwords safe, people.

Influencer Marketing

Gone are the days of celebrities endorsing products, now it’s all about those online influencers. They’re just like us, but with a bigger following. But sometimes, they forget to tell us when they’re being paid to promote something. That’s where the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) comes in. They’re cracking down on influencers who forget to mention they’re being sponsored. It’s like when your mom catches you eating cookies before dinner and scolds you for not telling her. Be honest, influencers!

Data Sharing

You know that feeling when you realize Facebook knows more about you than you do? Yeah, that’s not cool. But the European Union has our back with the Digital Services Act. This act puts more regulations on tech companies and restricts how they can sell our personal data. It’s like when your nosy neighbor finally gets a life and stops asking about your business. Thanks, EU! created by @cornatul on 2023-03-27 17:07:05 #developers #opensource #laravel #php #social #medium #twitter #github created by Software Developer

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