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02/12/2021

Utah bill would require activated porn filter software on new phones, tablets

Carl Szabo
Carl Szabo Vice President and General Counsel

Carl Szabo, vice president and general counsel of tech industry-supported public policy advocacy group NetChoice, said the new rule would give parents a “false sense of security” with filtering software that could be easily defeated by tech-savvy youth.

“Utah will be sending out a message to parents, ‘Don’t worry the protections are on,’” Szabo said.

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