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For children who appear in monetized content online, like vlogs and social media posts, there are currently no laws to protect them or ensure they get a cut of the money they help earn. Now, some state lawmakers are fighting to change that.
Tech News Briefing producer Zoe Kuhlkin joins host Zoe Thomas to explain why Illinois may be the first state to cross the finish line.
0:00 How growing up a social media influencer could affect kids later in life
2:13 How lawmakers are trying to help young vloggers financially
3:02 How a bill in Illinois is addressing child vlogger compensation
4:03 Are any other states addressing these issues?
6:24 What’s next for this Illinois bill?
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