The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has proposed that YouTube include a disable option for ads on certain channels to help alleviate issues the site is having with children's privacy, Bloomberg reports. FTC Chairman Joseph Simons and Republican Commissioner Noah Phillips discussed the solution on a July 1 call with two child advocacy groups, saying that adding an option to block ads would help YouTube align itself with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act. The FTC, which launched an investigation into YouTube's alleged COPPA violations last month, is undecided on whether or not to move forward with the proposed solution. (Registration may be required to access this story.)
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