Ed Markey, a Democrat from Massachusets, sent a letter to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Tuesday on urging the agency to "hold YouTube accountable for any illegal activity affecting children that the company may have committed".
Included with the letter was a list of recommended penalties including the deletion of user data for all children, civil penalties and "a $100 million fund to be used to support the production of noncommercial, high-quality, and diverse content for children".
YouTube is facing a backlash over possible privacy violations of children. 446"}’>YouTube was hit with double the complaints regarding its policy toward content for kids.
A senator and two consumer groups sent letters to the Federal Trade Commission about the video service.https://t.co/Ao4LH61mUZ— CNET News (@CNETNews) June 25, 2019