By John Eggerton, Broadcasting & Cable Online, 7-8-19

Privacy groups are warning the Federal Trade Commission about not taking the right steps to rein in YouTube if it finds reason to strike a consent decree with the site over its handling of children’s personal info.

In a letter to the FTC, the Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood (CCFC) and the Center for Digital Democracy (CDD), which complained about children’s content on the social media video site, said that any remedies of the alleged violation of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) should not include leaving children’s content on the site by ” shift[ing] the burden of responsibility to content creators to opt out of ‘interest-based’ advertising.”  » Read More