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 Author: Dynanate View Messages Posted By Dynanate
 Posted: Nov 26, 2019 22:49
 Subject: COPPA and LEGO reviews
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Dynanate (3)

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Hello, If you clicked on this message you may know about COPPA or Children's
Online Privacy Protection Act that YouTube is now enforcing. This is difficult
for LEGO review
channels because it requires videos be rated "Made for kids" or "Not made for
kids"

Vote here if you think LEGO reviews are made for kids or adults.

https://forms.gle/dAdwix6mPFT7Bv4p6
 Author: Murky View Messages Posted By Murky
 Posted: Nov 27, 2019 03:30
 Subject: Re: COPPA and LEGO reviews
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In Off Topic, Dynanate writes:
  Hello, If you clicked on this message you may know about COPPA or Children's
Online Privacy Protection Act that YouTube is now enforcing. This is difficult
for LEGO review
channels because it requires videos be rated "Made for kids" or "Not made for
kids"

Vote here if you think LEGO reviews are made for kids or adults.

https://forms.gle/dAdwix6mPFT7Bv4p6


While children can clearly enjoy such reviews, many of them are equally geared
towards adults, both in tone, language and context.

But all that does not matter...
What matters is what employee X over at the FTC thinks about your video and if
they decide your video is meant for kids and you have labeled it as "not made
for kids"... well then you get a fine of 42.530 dollars.

Now, it might not happen, the employee might think, "well, this is for adults"...
but do you have 42.530 dollars to gamble on that decision?

Oh, and if your "made for kids" video happens to have swearing or any kind of
adult content, well, then swap that T for a C and say hello to the FCC and you
might be liable for a whole other cobble of laws.

So, no, the content creators plan to swear like a pirate at the beginning of
their videos does *not* make it "not for kids" in regards to COPPA and the FTC...
(but does to the FCC)