YouTube is getting strict in enforcing its age requirements on the popular viral video site.
and providing no reason.
In response to queries by CNET News.com on the matter, a YouTube spokeswoman provided this statement on Thursday:
"We understand that young people, when properly supervised by their parents, are capable of making valuable and significant contributions to the YouTube community, but we also respect the limitations in place to protect how personal information of people under the age of 13 can be stored and used. This is why YouTube, like many other websites, limits registration to people 13 and older," the YouTube statement said.