Summary: S.2426 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for S.2426. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in Senate (03/16/2006)

Cyber Safety for Kids Act of 2006 - Directs the Secretary of Commerce, acting through the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, to: (1) develop, pursuant to the Memorandum of Understanding Between the U.S. Department of Commerce and the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (concerning the policy for determining the addition of top-level Internet domains), a plan for the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) to establish a top-level international domain meeting specified requirements; (2) make the plan available to the public; and (3) enter into any necessary agreements with ICANN to carry out the plan. Provides a process for the selection of an operator of the new domain.

Requires the operator of any web site or online service whose primary business is making available material that is harmful to minors to register and operate such web site or online service under the new domain.

Provides: (1) liability protections for the new domain operator; (2) registration enforcement procedures; and (3) outreach requirements.