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Daily Dashboard | FTC to issue fine over YouTube kids' privacy violations Related reading: Podcast: James Dempsey and John Carlin talk top trends in cybersecurity




The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has finalized a settlement that includes a multimillion-dollar fine with Google as part of findings it inadequately protected kids who used YouTube, The Washington Post reports. The FTC, which voted along party lines to approve the settlement, also found the tech giant improperly collected kids’ data in breach of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act. The amount of the fine has not been disclosed. The Department of Justice is currently reviewing the details of the settlement. In separate news, Bloomberg reports Google will pay $13 million to settle a 2010 lawsuit over its Street View mapping project. Under the terms of the settlement, which still needs to be approved, individuals whose information was captured won’t receive individual payouts; instead, the money will go to consumer privacy advocacy groups. (Registration may be required to access this story.)
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