On September 19, UK passed the Online Safety Bill which sets new and tougher duties on social media platforms seeking, among other things, children’s protection and safety.
A federal judge granted a preliminary injunction and blocked enforcement of California Age-Appropriate Design Code Act on First Amendment grounds.
Amazon announced the launch of “Eye Gaze”, a new Alexa feature to support users with mobility or speech disabilities.
Privacy class action claim against Open AI was dropped.
Fiction authors filed a class action lawsuit in SDNY against Open AI for IP infringement in training their models. (SDNY Docket No. 1:23-cv-8292)
The Irish Data Protection Commission fined TikTok for violations to the GDPR, in particular to provisions protecting minors.
The Information Law Institute (ILI) is co-sponsoring an in-person event on October 26 which will focus on children’s privacy.
(Compiled by Student Fellow Valentina Salas)