Monday, September 02, 2019

YouTube gets fined for violation of children's privacy. COPPA, a slap on the wrist





Media sources report that Google has been forced to pay a civil fine of $150M to $200M to settle claims that it had illegally collected children’s data, in violation of the 1998 Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act.


The FTC voted 3-2 alone party lines, similar as for removing formal network neutrality.
  
Democrats thought that this was a slap on the hands.