Canada Can Do More to Protect Our Children Online

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My 7-year-old uses a tablet. I can monitor what he downloads and plays. But recently he has been tempted by ads and clickbait in his favourite games, targeted to his age group. Personalized ads. Suggested posts. Recommended follows. Every day, adults consent to monitoring, to habit tracking, to “tailored experiences.” But rules regarding consent don’t apply to Canadian children. The Wall Street Journal reports that popular children’s websites in the US install more tracking software than sites aimed at adults.

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