YouTube has been fined $170 million for violating the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). YouTube will pay Federal Trade Commission (FTC) $136 million in penalties and a fine of $34 million to New York state.
Federal police of Brazil have issued 105 warrants to suspects in Brazil, United States, Paraguay, Chile, Panama, Ecuador and El Salvador, in an international probe against child pornography online.
A result of a poll conducted by UNICEF and the UN Special representatives of the Secretary General (SRSG) in thirty countries, on violence against children indicates that” one in three young people have been a victim of online bullying and one in five report
For the first time the Swedish Data Protection Authority (DPA) has fined a municipality around 20,000 Euros for the use of facial recognition technology to monitor attendance of students in a school in northern Sweden.
An audit of the Student Administration Management System (SAMS) used by the NT Department of Education revealed that the confidential records of children and teachers were left exposed ,due to departmental oversight in the Northern Territory Government.
Researchers of cybersecurity company CheckMarx found vulnerabilities in LeapFrog’s LeapPad Ultima that exposes data of users.
The Korean pop band BTS has joined hands with UNICEF to campaign against bullying in school and promote kindness.
The Rajya Sabha (upper house of parliament) in India approved the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Amendment Bill, 2019.