The lawsuit states that the site "unlawfully collect personal information such as names, ages, and home addresses from children [under 13]," and thus violates a federal law known as the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act.
Along with GamesRadar, international media corporation Future Publishing owns CVG and publishes PC Gamer in both the US and UK, renowned UK gaming magazine Edge, and official magazines for Nintendo, Sony, and Microsoft.
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"Federal law provides important protections to prevent children from divulging sensitive personal information and to shield them from inappropriate sexual or violent content online," said Abbott. "The Office of the Attorney General will continue aggressively enforcing laws to protect young Internet users."
TheDollPalace.com was also implicated on similar charges in a separate lawsuit.