YouTube hit with $3B UK Class Action Suit Over Use of Children’s Data

Claiming to be the “first of its kind” in Europe for bringing suit against a tech firm on behalf of children, this alleges YouTube’s methods of targeting children constitutes “major breaches” of UK and EU privacy and data rules. Specifically, YouTube is accused of harvesting kids’ data without parental consent.

The suit has been filed on behalf of more than 5 million British children and their parents.