By Josh Saunders For Dailymail.com
Published: 02:37 BST, 20 July 2019 | Updated: 02:51 BST, 20 July 2019
Google will pay a multimillion-dollar penalty from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) over the way it handles information about children on YouTube, according o a report.
The internet giant reached a settlement with the FTC for violating a federal law meant to protect kids under 13 and their online data, according to a Washington Post source.
The exact figure and any additional stipulations are yet to be revealed, they wrote, after the three Republicans at the agency backed the settlement, and the two Democrats opposed it.
It now rests with the Justice Department who rarely upend FTC decisions.
They found that Google inadequately protected kids using the video-streaming service and improperly collected their data - a breach of the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA).
Google have reportedly agreed to pay a multimillion-dollar fine after an investigation into their handling of children's data and targeting them with ads, according to the Washington Post
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