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FTC COPPA Law Demands YouTube Categorize All Videos, Remove Personalized Ads from “Kid-Directed” Content

This is Niche Gamer Tech. In this column, we regularly cover tech and things related to the tech industry. Please leave feedback and let us know if there’s tech or a story you want us to cover! After a $170 million settlement between the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and YouTube, YouTube will have to enforce new policies on January 1st 2020 that could see thousands of “kid-directed” videos not having personalized adverts. The case began due to the FTC’s update the Children’s Online Privacy and Protection Act (COPPA) in 2013,…

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