Two Democrats said it did not go far enough to punish Google/YouTube.

YouTube (a Google service) agreed to pay a record penalty to the Federal Trade Commission stemming from allegations it gathered data from “viewers of child-directed channels” without parental consent.

The settlement requires Google (YouTube's parent company) and YouTube to pay $136 million to the FTC and $34 million to New York. The penalty, the largest ever in a case involving the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, has been criticized for being too lenient.

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