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The EARN IT Act Would Give Criminal Defendants a Get-Out-of-Jail-Free Card

We all agree we need to keep America’s kids safe online. This has become all the more apparent as policymakers have discussed Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen’s allegations, amending the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, and more.

But there are big disagreements about how to protect kids from child predators online. Two years ago, we saw a bill sponsored by Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-South Carolina, and Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Connecticut, aimed at tackling child sexual abuse material.

Read the full piece in Slate here.