Press Release: Should Internet Content for Minors be Government Regulated? Online Marketing Firm, fishbat Inc. Reacts

In a recent webisode of “fishbat Splash,” COO Scott Darrohn of social media agency fishbat Inc. responds to recent government actions moderating Internet content for minors.

October 20, 2012

Bohemia NY– On October 20, 2012, fishbat Splash host, COO Scott Darrohn, responded to a recent article Beta Beat detailing federal regulations on Internet content for minors.  The issue was rekindled after photos of children were uploaded online and made publicly available on the McDonald’s webpage as part of the fast food restaurant chain’s advertising strategy, the article reports.

During a recent webisode of fishbat Splash, Darrohn stated that the federal government was “poised to become more involved with children’s websites.” Darrohn openly admits that fishbat does not condone government regulation on the Internet but heavily encourages keeping children safe while utilizing the Internet. “This is a great step in the right direction. [Though] we do not approve of government control of information, we would like to see minors protected a little more diligently than they currently are.”

Federal regulations indicate a more proactive approach from parental supervision according to Darrohn. Darrohn stated that “[fishbat] would like the parents to get more involved” with any and all content regulation on the Internet. Darrohn concludes fishbat Splash with a reminder to parents that they should be aware of what their children are doing online in order to keep them safe.

fishbat, Inc. is a full service online marketing firm. Through social media management, search engine optimization (SEO), web design, and public relations, fishbat strives as a marketing firm to raise awareness about your brand and strengthen your corporate image.

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