YouTube and Google Agree to $170 Million Settlement with FTC Over COPPA Violations

    Amanda Doran

    On September 4, 2019, Google agreed to pay $170 million to resolve claims that subsidiary YouTube violated the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) by tracking user information from children to develop targeted ad campaigns.

    The settlement includes the largest-ever penalty under COPPA, and requires that YouTube advertisers announce whether their videos are geared towards kids.

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