Entries in 'ftc' (5)

Amazon ordered to repay in-app purchases

Amazon ordered to repay in-app purchases

A Seattle judge has ruled that Amazon must repay in-app purchases made without consent on Kindle and Android devices between 2011 and 2014.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 14th 2016 at 10:36AM in News
PewDiePie asserts FTC Shadow of Mordor innocence, says press is 'literally insignificant'

PewDiePie asserts FTC Shadow of Mordor innocence, says press is 'literally insignificant'

YouTube sensation PewDiePie has defended his association with Warner Bros’ Shadow of Mordor promotion, and attacked the press for embroiling him in the controversy.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 14th 2016 at 11:56AM in News
Warner paid PewDiePie and other YouTubers to praise Shadow of Mordor

Warner paid PewDiePie and other YouTubers to praise Shadow of Mordor

The FTC has lambasted Warner Bros after it was discovered that it paid “hundreds to tens of thousands of dollars” to a number of YouTubers to praise its Lord of ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 12th 2016 at 9:38AM in News
Machinima and FTC call peace on deceptive advertising complaint

Machinima and FTC call peace on deceptive advertising complaint

The US Federal Trade Commission has agreed a final consent order with Machinima about the network’s future paid endorsements.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 21st 2016 at 2:47PM in News

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FTC takes first ever action against failed Kickstarter

FTC takes first ever action against failed Kickstarter

Failed Kickstarters, take note – not fulfilling your commitments is no longer consequence free.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 12th 2015 at 9:41AM in News