FTC Settles With Game Co. Over EU Safe Harbor Compliance

Law360, New York (February 11, 2014, 4:55 PM EST) -- A children's online entertainment company has become the latest organization to reach an agreement with the Federal Trade Commission over allegations that it misrepresented its adherence to the safe harbor agreement governing data transfers between the U.S. and European Union, the regulator said Tuesday.

In an administrative complaint filed along with the settlement, the FTC claimed that website operator Fantage.com Inc. — which runs a multiplayer online role-paying game directed at children ages 6 to 16 — violated Section 5 of the FTC Act by deceptively...
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