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Gmail Deleting Accounts of Children

George R [PersonRank 10]

Monday, December 19, 2011
8 years ago13,875 views

Warning: If you have a Gmail account and claim on Google+ that your age is under 13, Google may delete your account. ... ...

Apparently Google is doing this is to comply with COPPA. Is the US congress teaching children to lie and defraud web sites like Google? I am reminded of a quote from the movie "2010: The Year We Make Contact".

   "HAL was ordered to lie ... by people who find it very easy to lie."

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