Keypoint: The Utah Division of Consumer Protection published proposed rules regulating social media companies under Utah’s Social Media Regulation Act.
On October 15, 2023, the Utah Division of Consumer Protection (the “Agency”) published proposed rules for Utah’s Social Media Regulation Act (“SMRA”). As required by the SMRA, the draft rules outline requirements for age verification and consent methods. These draft rules come just a month following federal district courts in California, Texas, and Arkansas enjoining children’s online laws from going into effect in those states.
In the below post, we first provide background on the SMRA. We then provide a summary of the substantive sections of the proposed rules and lastly outline key takeaways.Continue Reading Utah Proposes Rules for Social Media Regulation Act