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UKIE responds to OFT principles for in-app purchases

UKIE responds to OFT principles for in-app purchases

UKIE has responded to the Office of Fair Trading’s principles for online and app-based games.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 30th 2014 at 10:17AM in News
OFT publishes principles for online and mobile games

OFT publishes principles for online and mobile games

The Office of Fair Trading has published its principles for online and app games. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 30th 2014 at 9:47AM in News
'OFT report may affect sports and adult console games'

'OFT report may affect sports and adult console games'

Harbottle & Lewis Partner Alan Moss takes a closer look at the OFT’s report on the impact of microtransactions on children, and the implications it has on our industry...

on Oct 3rd 2013 at 12:22PM in News
OFT warns devs over in-app payments

OFT warns devs over in-app payments

It may be a little behind the times, but the Office of Fair Trading has issued a reports warning smartphone developers about their in-app-payment strategies.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 26th 2013 at 10:23AM in News

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Will OFT app scrutiny undermine games?

Will OFT app scrutiny undermine games?

Few will comment on the record, but an investigation into in-app purchases could impact publishers of kids games.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Apr 23rd 2013 at 1:45PM in News
Molyneux warns devs over IAP investigation

Molyneux warns devs over IAP investigation

Developers must be careful of how they manage their free-to-play games and in-app purchases in the face of the Office of Fair Trading’s investigation into the business model, says Peter ...

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Apr 18th 2013 at 1:50PM in News
This is the OFT's in-app-purchases survey

This is the OFT's in-app-purchases survey

The public survey element of the OFT's investigation into in-app purchases has been revealed.

Aaron Lee
by Aaron Lee
on Apr 16th 2013 at 3:53PM in News
OFT to investigate in app purchases and the way publishers target kids

OFT to investigate in app purchases and the way publishers target kids

The Office of Fair Trading is to investigate in app purchases used in smartphone and web games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 12th 2013 at 9:16AM in News

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Supermarkets adopt new special offer code

Supermarkets adopt new special offer code

Leading UK supermarkets have backed new guidelines designed to make sure consumers are not misled by special offers.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Nov 30th 2012 at 11:27AM in News
Competitions Commission to investigate GAME

Competitions Commission to investigate GAME

Following GAME’s acquisition of rival UK High Street games retailer Gamestation in May, the Office of Fair Trading has announced that it is to refer the buyout to the Competitions ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 9th 2007 at 6:26PM in News