Monday, May 23, 2011

Mark Zuckerberg wants Facebook to open under 13

The creator of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, said in an interview on CNN that locks prohibiting legal age of 13 to register on social networks should be removed, for educational purposes. "Because of these limitations, the learning process [the use of social networks for education] has not started," said he.

"If they were lifted, we could begin to learn what works. We would take every precaution to ensure that more young people are protected," said the CEO of Facebook. United States, the law prohibits the registration of personal data on children under 13 years. For children over 13 years, the consent of parents or legal guardian is required.

Playdom, a subsidiary of Disney, has been sentenced to heavy fine for keeping personal data of minors without parental consent. According to Facebook, tens of thousands of children are registered each day on the social network in violation of regulations. Facebook says delete every day 20,000 accounts established by minors, and ensure enforcement of very strict.

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