YouTube Hit With Giggest Fine in FTC History

By Tenta September 9, 2019

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the New York Attorney General just levied the largest fine in FTC history: $170 million to Google LLC and its subsidiary, YouTube LLC. The fine is for illegally collecting personal information about children without the consent of their parents. The company will pay $136 million to the FTC and $34 million to New York for violating the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) Rule.

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