Kandi Parsons, Author at Security Boulevard
YouTube and Google Fined $170 Million for COPPA Violations; FTC to Investigate YouTube Channels Next

YouTube and Google Fined $170 Million for COPPA Violations; FTC to Investigate YouTube Channels Next

Following an extensive investigation, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) announced a settlement with Google and its subsidiary YouTube for the largest-ever civil penalty for violations under the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”) – $136 million to the FTC and $34 million to the State of New York. In its ... Read More
Keeping a Finger on BIPA

Keeping a Finger on BIPA

On January 25, 2019, the Illinois Supreme Court unanimously ruled that infringement of a right afforded under the state’s Biometric Information Privacy Act (“BIPA”), even absent harm, is sufficient for a plaintiff to allege a violation of the law. The Court found the legislature provided for liability under BIPA for ... Read More