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Verifying Ages Online Is a Daunting Task, Even For Experts

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11-year-old using Facebook

An 11-year-old using Facebook. The company does not permit children younger than 13 to have accounts but acknowledges many do and is testing ways to let them join.

Credit: Paul Sakuma/Associated Press

Just how hard can it be to verify the age of a person online?

From The New York Times
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