Google Hit With UK Privacy Suit Over Children's YouTube Data

Law360, London (September 14, 2020, 3:37 PM BST) -- Google has been hit with a multibillion-pound civil claim for allegedly breaching British and European data protection rules by tracking children's data without parental consent.

Hausfeld has filed the group action at the High Court as the law firm seeks to hold Google liable for more than £2 billion ($2.6 billion). (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu) Hausfeld filed the group action, announced Monday, at the High Court on behalf of more than five million children aged under 13 and their parents, seeking to hold Google liable for more than £2 billion ($2.6 billion).

The lead claimant is Duncan McCann, a digital economy researcher...

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