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Bill filed to protect students from online marketing

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A state senator has filed legislation to protect Florida’s K-12 students from websites that mine personal information online. Tallahassee Democrat Bill Montford, a former county schools superintendent, filed his bill (SB 1146) Wednesday. The “Student Online Personal Information Protection Act” says websites and applications aimed at students can’t “target” their advertising, create marketing profiles or sell any “personally identifiable information” they may glean. It allows exceptions as long as the purpose is not “in the furtherance of advertising or to…

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