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Google Fined $170 Million After YouTube Illegally Collected Personal Data of Children

HeadlineSep 05, 2019

Regulators have fined YouTube over $170 million for violating the privacy of children by collecting their personal data without parental consent. The Federal Trade Commission and New York’s attorney general say YouTube, which is owned by Google, illegally gathered and used the data to target underage users with advertising. The record settlement must now be approved by a judge.

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