Worldwide newsDecember 19, 2022Epic-Fortnite to pay more than half a billion for alleged violations of children privacy

The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) published a press release announcing that Epic Games, Inc. will pay a $275 million penalty for alleging violating the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), change default privacy settings, and pay $245 million in refunds for tricking users into making unwanted charges. Continue reading the press release here.