Through civil and criminal investigative and enforcement authority, advocacy, and outreach to the public, America’s attorneys general are working individually and collaboratively to address the numerous and complicated issues that cyberspace and emerging technologies pose to individuals and society at-large. 

Areas of focus for state attorneys general include: 

Courses and Trainings

Policy Letters

  • Consumer Protection
  • Cybersecurity and Privacy
  • Public Health

NAAG Supports Senate Hearings on Social Media and Mental Health

As enforcers of our jurisdictions’ consumer protection laws, we find it deeply troubling that Facebook and other social media platforms seek to increase user engagement by conscripting our nation’s youth despite known harms to children and adolescents.

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  • Consumer Protection
  • Cybersecurity and Privacy

NAAG Urges Facebook to Abandon Plans to Develop Instagram Kids

It appears that Facebook is not responding to a need, but instead creating one, as this platform appeals primarily to children who otherwise do not or would not have an Instagram account. In short, an Instagram platform for young children is harmful for myriad reasons. The attorneys general urge Facebook to abandon its plans to launch this new platform.

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  • Technology

Attorneys General Ask Congress to Fund Expanded Access to Broadband

We urge Congress to close the digital divide and help ensure that all Americans have home internet connectivity necessary to participate in telemedicine, teleschooling, and telework as part of any additional legislation that provides relief and recovery resources related to addressing the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • Consumer Protection
  • Cybersecurity and Privacy

Improving Cybersecurity By Applying Consumer Protection Laws to Software

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  • Consumer Protection
  • Cybersecurity and Privacy
  • International
  • International Fellows

Corporate and Government Responsibility to Protect Data and Assist Law Enforcement

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  • Criminal Law
  • Cybersecurity and Privacy
  • International
  • International Fellows
  • Technology

Overcoming Hurdles to Secure Evidence from Social Media Companies in Cybercrime Investigations and Prosecutions

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