What COPPA actually means for YouTube content creators

On 4 September 2019 the FTC fined Google $170m for its subsidiary YouTube’s failure to comply with the Children’s Online Privacy and Protection Act (“COPPA”). The failings related to YouTube collecting the personal information of viewers of child-directed channels without obtaining their parent’s consent, which is prohibited under COPPA. In addition to the fine Google … Continue reading What COPPA actually means for YouTube content creators