All COPPA Rule articles
Microsoft to pay $20M in FTC settlement over Xbox COPPA lapses
Microsoft agreed to pay $20 million as part of a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission addressing allegations its Xbox video game platform illegally collected and retained the personal information of children.
Epic Games to pay $520M over COPPA, trick purchase charges
Epic Games, developer of the popular video game Fortnite, agreed to pay a record-breaking $520 million in penalties and restitution to settle allegations it violated online child privacy laws and employed illegal purchase patterns.
HyperBeard to pay $150K for COPPA violations
App developer HyperBeard reached a watered-down $150,000 settlement with the FTC for illegally collecting children’s personal data without adequate disclosure and parental authorization.
Coronavirus heightens focus on children’s online privacy compliance
With increased use of remote learning putting children’s online privacy in the spotlight, regulators are stepping up their oversight and responding accordingly.