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United States of America (on behalf of the Federal Trade Commission); and People of the State of New York, by Letitia James, Attorney General of the State of New York; Plaintiffs, v. Google LLC, a Delaware limited liability company; and YouTube, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company; Defendants.
FTC Matter/File Number
172 3083
Civil Action Number
Federal Court
District of Columbia

Case Summary

Google LLC and its subsidiary YouTube, LLC agreed to pay a $170 million civil penalty to the Federal Trade Commission and the New York Attorney General to settle allegations that the YouTube video sharing service illegally collected personal information from children without their parents’ consent in violation of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act Rule (COPPA).