France move to require parental permission for child Facebook users


The French government is to submit to parliament draft legislation on use of the internet which includes the rquirement of parental permission for under-16-year-olds to operate an account on social media including Facebook.

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Children under the age of 16 in France will have to seek parental approval to open an account on Facebook or any other social network, under a new draft bill put forward by the government, reports The Independent.