Entries in 'ftc' (8)

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
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

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Sony settles with FTC, to refund Vita customers over false advertising

Sony settles with FTC, to refund Vita customers over false advertising

Sony Computer Entertainment America has settled with the FTC over false and misleading advertisement charges involving PS Vita's launch campaign.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 26th 2014 at 6:04AM in News
Now FTC targets Google, demands $19m in IAP refunds

Now FTC targets Google, demands $19m in IAP refunds

Google has become the latest company to be targeted by the Federal Trade Commission regarding accidental microtransactions.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 5th 2014 at 10:09AM in News
Amazon refusing to abide by FTC requests to tackle mobile IAPs made by kids

Amazon refusing to abide by FTC requests to tackle mobile IAPs made by kids

A request by the US Federal Trade Commission designed to ease the problem of children making in-app purchases is reportedly being resisted by Amazon.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 4th 2014 at 3:52PM in News
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