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The People Versus Mario: The FTC's forgotten investigation into Nintendo

The People Versus Mario: The FTC’s forgotten investigation into Nintendo

From the late ’80s to the early ’90s, Nintendo dominated the video game market with its now-iconic console, the Nintendo Entertainment System. Nintendo’s incredible success earned it the ire of competitors, legislators, and regulators who believed the company built its business on unfair - and illegal - practices like price fixing.

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Gotta kvetch 'em all! Pokemon GO FTC complaints

Gotta kvetch ‘em all! Pokemon GO FTC complaints

FTC complaints released to Robert Delaware regarding the uber-popular augmented reality game Pokemon GO run the gamut from allegations of fraud, to concerns about privacy, all the way to full-on “these pokemons are going to kill us all” hysteria.

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