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 Interest

Attorneys General have criminal and civil jurisdiction in several areas related to cyber and emerging technologies.

The articles below explore just a few of the many areas of interest to Attorneys General.

Cyber and Technology Hub

NAAG members can join the member-only hub that provides information, updates, and materials related to cybercrime, cybersecurity, and emerging technologies. Content will be regularly updated, and members are encouraged to share relevant resources.

Attorney general staff must have a verified NAAG.org account to register for access to this hub. For questions about your NAAG account, please email support@naag.org.

Policy Letters

  • Cybersecurity and Privacy

NAAG Urges TikTok and Snapchat to Give Parents More Control

The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) sent a letter, signed by 44 attorneys general, to TikTok and Snapchat urging…

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  • 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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Relevant Articles

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  • Consumer Protection
  • Cybersecurity and Privacy
  • Technology

Discussing Privacy Fallacies: Concluding Thoughts

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  • Cybersecurity and Privacy
  • Technology

Discussing Privacy: More Fallacies, and Why Context Matters

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  • Cybersecurity and Privacy
  • NAAG, Attorneys General

Privacy in the Information Age: Legislative and Policy Approaches

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