YouTube accused of illegally collecting information about children

YouTube обвинили в незаконном сборе информации о детях

YouTube was accused of spying on children

The company is accused of illegally collecting information on individuals under the age of 13. Thus violated the law on the protection of children’s privacy on the Internet.

In the United States, members of human rights organizations submitted to the Federal trade Commission complaint against YouTube. On Monday, April 9, according to CNN.

So, a subsidiary of Google is accused of illegally collecting information on individuals under the age of 13. Thus violated the law on the protection of the privacy of children online, which prohibits companies to collect data about children under the age of 13.

It is noted that YouTube collects confidential information about subscribers of channels, including children without consent of their parents. In submitted to the Commission, the complaint notes that for several years had violated the rights of more than 23 million children.

Also demanded to fine Google at least $41 million.

Earlier it was reported that eight-year-old American has learned to drive thanks to educational YouTube videos.

 

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