£2.5bn sueball claims Google slurps kids’ YouTube browsing habits then sells them on

A campaign group is suing Google for up to £2.5bn over claims that YouTube breaks EU data protection laws by harvesting information about children under 13 – and is hoping to turn it into a UK class-action-style case. Duncan McCann, backed by the Foxglove privacy campaign group and a slew of other organisations, alleges that YouTube broke the EU General Data Protection Regulation and the UK’s Data Protection Act 2018, as well as committing breaches of confidence and misusing private information.

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