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Daines Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Protect Montana Children’s Safety Online

U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Steve Daines helped introduce the “Kids Online Safety Act”, a bipartisan bill to protect Montana children online and hold Big Tech accountable. The “Kids Online Safety Act” provides Montanans with the tools, safeguards and transparency they need to protect their children against online harms. The bill requires social media platforms to put the well-being of children first, helping ensure an environment that is safe by default. The legislation requires independent audits by experts and academic researchers to certify that social media platforms are taking meaningful steps to address risks to kids.  “Montana children are the future of our state and our country,” said Daines. “That’s why it is essential that we do everything possible to empower parents with the proper tools to protect their children from dangers