Facebook Argues "Liking" is Speech, Should be Exempt from Child Privacy Laws

Child privacy legislation working its way through Congress looks to be a monstrosity and not just for Facebook


Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) has been embroiled in various privacy issues over recent months, especially in Europe. But now the company is facing some privacy issues in the U.S., and a federal law regarding privacy of children on the Internet has led Facebook to appeal to the Federal Trade Commission for a certain level of relief from the requirements of the law.