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YouTubers Are Lobbying FTC to Fight Child Privacy Law Expansion

  • Service agreed not to run ‘personalized’ ads on kids’ videos
  • Move ‘will cause more harm than good,’ according to petition
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A group of online video creators is protesting the Federal Trade Commission’s plan to regulate kids’ videos on YouTube, claiming new rules will hurt them financially and reduce the quality of programs on the world’s largest video site.

On Tuesday, producers of prominent children’s YouTube channels will appeal to the FTC to change its recent settlement with the video service and will circulate a new petition online urging certain changes.