Entries in 'ftc' (4)

Apple to pay out $32.5m over unintended in-app purchases

Apple to pay out $32.5m over unintended in-app purchases

A Federal Trade Commission complaint has Apple readying a pay out of at least $32.5m to consumers the company billed for unauthorized in-app purchases.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 16th 2014 at 6:35AM in News
FTC to examine freemium games model

FTC to examine freemium games model

The US Federal Trade Commission is looking into reports of children blowing their parents' credit cards on mobile social games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 23rd 2011 at 1:04PM in News
Reverb settles fake review scandal

Reverb settles fake review scandal

PR and marketing firm Reverb Communications has settled charges brought by the Federal Trade Commission over deceptive reviews on Apple's App Store.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 27th 2010 at 5:06PM in News
Self-regulation backed in US

Self-regulation backed in US

In the face of mounting pressure on the censorship and self-regulatory procedures of the video games industry in the US, the Federal Trade Commission has stated that it believes the ...
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 13th 2007 at 4:45PM in News