Regulators fine YouTube for collecting data and marketing to kids

Erika Beras Sep 5, 2019
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Regulators fine YouTube for collecting data and marketing to kids

Erika Beras Sep 5, 2019
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Google has agreed to pay $170 million in fines to the Federal Trade Commission and New York state for violating kids’ privacy on YouTube. The FTC ruled that the video platform illegally collected children’s viewing data and used it to target them with ads. Google also agreed that YouTube would do more to protect children’s privacy.

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