FTC to Host Workshop on Consumer Issues Related to Loot Boxes

WHAT: The Federal Trade Commission will host a public workshop to examine consumer protection issues related to video game “loot boxes”—in-game rewards players can buy or earn while playing a video game. WHEN: Wednesday, August 7, 10 a.m. – 4:15 p.m. ET (Doors open at 8:45 a.m. ET) WHO: The event will feature opening remarks by Andrew Smith,...
WHAT:The Federal Trade Commission will host a public workshop to examine consumer protection issues related to video game “loot boxes”—in-game rewards players can buy or earn while playing a video game.WHEN:Wednesday, August 7, 10 a.m. – 4:15 p.m. ET (Doors open at 8:45 a.m. ET)WHO:The event will feature opening remarks by Andrew Smith, Director of the FTC’s Bureau of Consumer Protection, as well as industry officials, academics, consumer advocates, and others.WEBCAST:The workshop will be webcast. The webcast link will be posted to the event page on the day of the workshop.TWITTER:The event will be tweeted live from the FTC’s Twitter page (@FTC) using the hashtag #LootboxFTC.
Source: www.ftc.gov