Google and YouTube Are Invading Children's Privacy

On April 9, CCFC and the Center for Digital Democracy took a groundbreaking step to protect children’s privacy: We filed a Federal Trade Commission Complaint detailing how Google is breaking the law by collecting personal data from children on YouTube without parental consent. Our landmark complaint is supported by a coalition of 23 consumer and privacy groups. 

Tell Google: Adopt the Kids’ App Store Standards now!

From left: in Doctor Kids, a character cries after players decline an in-app purchase; an inappropriate, full-screen gambling ad appears in Dentist Games for Kids; a glowing cake in Olaf's Adventures looks like a game item, but brings kids to a purchase screen

Apps for kids shouldn’t serve deceptive ads, collect personal data, or trick children into making in-app purchases – but Google recommends a slew of “family-friendly” apps that do just that! 

Early Childhood Experts Call On Policymakers To Reject Online “Preschools”

Date of Release: 

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Gina Contursi, Defending the Early Years:; (917) 405-7680
David Monahan, CCFC:; (617) 896-9397

Early Childhood Experts Call On Policymakers to Reject Online "Preschools"
Coalition of more than 100 advocates caution against marketing schemes falsely advertised as preschool


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