The Verge quotes Public Citizen on Youtube allegedly violating children’s privacy

By Russell Brandom

A number of privacy groups echoed that sentiment. “Under COPPA, the children’s privacy law, the FTC had authority to impose tens of billions in fines against Google,” said consumer advocacy group Public Citizen. “A penalty of no more than $200 million utterly fails to protect children’s rights. It neither punishes Google adequately nor deters Google or other companies from future violations.”

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