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Gmail Deleting Accounts of Children

George R [PersonRank 10]

Monday, December 19, 2011
7 years ago11,975 views

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

washingtonpost.com/blogs/blogp ...
support.google.com/accounts/bi ...

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."

slashdot discussion: tech.slashdot.org/story/11/12/ ...

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