Impact of the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act on YouTube

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The Impact of the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act on YouTube has been the subject of controversy regarding that YouTube is complying with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA)[1] following the $170 million settlement between the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and YouTube.[2]

Impact of the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act on YouTube
Also known asYouTube COPPA controversy
Cause
Participants
Outcome
  • FTC sued and fined YouTube $170 million for violating COPPA on September 4, 2019
  • YouTube rolled out changes to designate channels and videos as "made for kids" starting from January 6, 2020

References[edit]

  1. ^ Makenna Kelly; Julia Alexander (November 13, 2019). "YouTube's new kids' content system has creators scrambling". The Verge.
  2. ^ Jennifer Elias; Lauren Feiner (September 4, 2019). "YouTube will pay $170 million to settle claims it violated child privacy laws". CNBC. Retrieved September 4, 2019.