May 15, 2020

Disney forces explicit Club Penguin clones offline

Disney has ordered unauthorised copies of its Club Penguin game to close, after the BBC found children were being exposed to explicit messages. Club Penguin Online appeared to go offline on Friday afternoon. Club Penguin Online is the largest of the social network's unofficial clones. Competition between Club Penguin Online and other unofficial versions of the game had escalated in the past six months. "In statement, it said said:"Child safety is a top priority for the Walt Disney Company and we are appalled by the allegations of criminal activity and abhorrent behaviour on this unauthorised website that is illegally using the Club Penguin brand and characters for its own purposes.

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