July 11, 2006

Testimony by Amanda Lenhart, Senior Research Specialist, Pew Internet & American Life Project to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Telecommunications and the Internet hearing on H.R. 5319, The Deleting On-line Predators Act of 2006

The Project’s formal testimony submitted to the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Telecommunications Subcommittee for the Hearing on social networking websites and the Deleting Online Predators Act of 2006. The testimony covers relevant Pew Internet Project data on young people’s use of the internet, and includes data on social network use and the steps that parents take to try to keep them safe online.