All publications for 06.06.2023
FTC fines Microsoft $20 million for collecting children’s personal data, extends protections to third-party publishers
Microsoft has been fined by the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for illegally collecting and retaining children’s personal data. The company attributed the issue to a technical glitch, but agreed to take steps to improve protection measures for Xbox users.
343 Industries loses another experienced dev as Halo game designer David Ellis leaves studio after 13 years
Experienced game designer David Ellis is another developer to leave 343 Industries after working on the Halo franchise for more than a decade. This comes a few months after the studio’s restructuring and the departure of other veteran employees.