Parents Don’t Want Schools to Confiscate Kids’ Phones

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CEI’s Jessica Melugin is cited in Reason on parents position of schools confiscating student’s phones:

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a law restricting teen use of social media platforms. Under the new law, 14- and 15-year-olds can old start social media accounts with their parents’ permission. “This law puts all users’ privacy at risk by mandating age verification,” said Competitive Enterprise Institute’s director of the Center for Technology & Innovation, Jessica Melugin. It also “ignores parents’ rightful role in deciding what is and is not appropriate for their child, and may sacrifice too much of the free flow of speech to be constitutional. It’s political click bait, but it’s not good public policy.”

Read the full article on Reason.