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‘No More Ads Means No More Income’: YouTube Hit With $170 Million FTC Fine

YouTube has been hit with the largest amount for a child protection case since the law’s introduction

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Playtime is over for YouTube. The video sharing site has been hit with a $170 million fine by the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for violation of the Children’s Online

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Chris Stokel-Walker

Chris Stokel-Walker

UK-based freelancer for The Guardian, The Economist, BuzzFeed News, the BBC and more. Tell me your story, or get me to write for you: stokel@gmail.com