Amazon doesn’t want to obey the increasing regulatory pressure. Instead of agreeing to an undisclosed settlement with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the Internet merchant will face the jury.
Amazon will be brought into court in the U.S. by the FTC. The consumer protection authority complained that minors are allowed to make purchases via the Amazon’s mobile apps without their parents’ consent. The FTC is seeking a court order against the company imposing refunds to the affected families. The complaining parents said that their children spent hundreds of dollars without their consent. (suite…)