Google's YouTube to pay US$170 million penalty for collecting data on kids

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Google's YouTube to pay US$170 million penalty for collecting data on kids

Settles allegations that it broke federal law.

Google, which is owned by Alphabet Inc, and its YouTube video service will pay US$170 million to settle allegations that it broke federal law by collecting personal information about children, the Federal Trade Commission said on Wednesday. YouTube had been accused of tracking viewers of ...

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