In 2019, kids’ digital privacy went mainstream as Google was fined $170m by the FTC for breaching COPPA. This marked the first occasion that Silicon Valley had formally recognised the existence of children on general audience platforms.
In Episode One of Kidtech Season Two, FTC Commissioner Rebecca Slaughter sat with SuperAwesome CEO Dylan Collins to discuss *that* YouTube fine, emerging digital privacy policies in the kids space, the FTC’s role and what she thinks the future of COPPA might look like.
#Kidtech is a podcast hosted by SuperAwesome’s CEO Dylan Collins, featuring interviews with the people shaping the digital kids sector. From startup founders and toy industry legends to policy-makers and YouTube content creators, listen to #Kidtech to hear a range of expert perspectives on this growing industry (you can find a full recap of Season One here).