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YouTube fined $170 million for collecting data on children

by Betsy Foresman • 1 year ago

Despite being the biggest settlement for a company accused of violating the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, critics say it's not enough.

YouTube accused of violating federal child privacy laws

by Mark Satter • 3 years ago

Nearly two dozen groups are requesting that the Federal Trade Commission investigate the Google unit.

The six big privacy concerns for edtech

by Patience Wait • 3 years ago

From anonymity to data ownership, George Mason University professor Priscilla Regan identifies the key nodes in the policy discussion.

Algorithms fail to filter graphic content from YouTube Kids

by Kate Roddy • 3 years ago

The app’s accidental streaming of inappropriate content exposes holes in the system’s screening process — and leads to calls for human intervention.

'Smart toys' like Pokemon Go, Hello Barbie raise fresh privacy concerns

by Darlene Aderoju and Corinne Lestch • 4 years ago

Toys are getting smarter, prompting even game-friendly privacy experts to caution against loose regulations.