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FTC and New York v. Google and YouTube

Case No 1:19-cv-2642 (2019)

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FTC and New York v. Google and YouTube

United States District Court for the District of Columbia

Case No 1:19-cv-2642 (2019)

Facts

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the state of New York (plaintiffs) brought a complaint against Google and its subsidiary YouTube (collectively, Google) (defendant), alleging that Google violated the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA). Specifically, the FTC and New York alleged the following. (1) Google gave owners of YouTube channels the option to earn revenue by enabling Google to place advertisements on their channels. (2) To target such advertisements effectively, Google collected data about the viewing habits of individual YouTube viewers using a viewer’s cookies and other personal identifiers. (3) A significant number of YouTube channels were directed to children. (4) Google did not provide adequate notice of its data collection to viewers of its child-directed content or the parents of child viewers, and it did not receive the parents’ consent for such collection. The FTC and New York claimed that this conduct violated COPPA.

Rule of Law

Issue

Holding and Reasoning

Concurrence (Phillips, Comm’r)

Concurrence (Simons and Wilson, Comm’rs)

Dissent (Slaughter, Comm’r)

Dissent (Chopra, Comm’r)

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