EU Regulators Confront Google, Apple Over App Disclosures

Law360, New York (February 27, 2014, 8:41 PM EST) -- Google Inc. and Apple Inc. met with European Union consumer protection officials on Thursday to tackle complaints over the way mobile apps are marketed, especially to children, and the alleged lack of adequate disclosures about payment arrangements for in-app purchases.

Following complaints from “all over Europe,” the European Commission decided to convene a two-day meeting that began Thursday to provide national enforcement authorities from France, the United Kingdom and five other countries with the opportunity to confront the mobile app industry about widespread confusion over games...
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