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CLASS ACTION — GOOGLE YOUTUBE

DATA COLLECTION

Silver Golub & Teitell LLP has filed a class action lawsuit against Google, YouTube, Cartoon Network, Hasbro, Mattel, DreamWorks and Ryan ToysReview on behalf of children under the age of 13 whose personal information was illegally collected in violation of state privacy laws, the California Consumer Legal Remedies Act and the California Unfair Competition Law. If your child watched YouTube channels hosted by Cartoon Network, Hasbro, Mattel, DreamWorks, Ryan ToysReview or other companies that produce child-directed content and would like more information about this class action or wish to discuss your rights, please contact Ian W. Sloss, Esq., at (203) 595-2877, or complete the form below. Details on this class action are below the Contact form.


Background on Class action lawsuit against Google, YouTube, Cartoon Network, Hasbro, Mattel, DreamWorks and Ryan ToysReview

In the 43-page complaint, Nichole Hubbard, the parent of a 5-year-old child identified as C.H., claimed that Google LLC, its subsidiary YouTube LLC, Cartoon Network Studios Inc., Hasbro Inc., Mattel Inc., DreamWorks Animation LLC, the companies behind Ryans ToysReview and two others invaded the privacy of millions of YouTube users under the age of 13. The suit claims they enabled child viewers’ personal information to be used to create individual profiles vital to the distribution of targeted advertising between July 1, 2013, and Sept. 4, 2019.

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