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house Bill H.R. 2645

FACE Act of 2013

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FACE Act of 2013

Official Title

To prohibit providers of social media services from using self-images uploaded by minors for commercial purposes.


Forbidding Advertisement Through Child Exploitation Act of 2013 or the FACE Act of 2013 - Prohibits social media service providers from intentionally or knowingly using for a commercial purpose a self-image uploaded by a minor. Defines "social media service" as any online service that allows an individual to upload, store, and manage personal content to share with other individuals. Requires violations to be treated as an unfair or deceptive act or practice under the Federal Trade Commission Act. Sets forth the enforcement authority of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and state attorneys general.

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      house Committees
      Committee on Energy and Commerce
      Consumer Protection and Commerce
    IntroducedJuly 10th, 2013

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