The US government will penalize Google for violating children's privacy

The Federal Trade Commission (Federal Trade Commission) found that YouTube collected data on children under the age of 13 and

based on them showed ads.

What is known

The FTC declares that collecting information aboutminors violate the law on the protection of children's privacy online (COPPA). For this, Google faces a "multi-million dollar" fine, but the exact amount has not yet been named.

YouTube has already made changes, trying to securechildren The company has turned off comments on videos with children in order to avoid comments from pedophiles. In addition, Google created the YouTube Kids section, which should also protect minors. However, according to a study published by Bloomberg, it is used by far fewer children than the main site.