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Competition Bureau warns streaming services to not “bury important information” in terms, conditions


OTTAWA - The Competition Bureau is urging online video streaming services in Canada to revisit their marketing practices and related terms and conditions "to follow best practices and comply with the law” as a result of its annual sweep of the internet.The Bureau said Tuesday that it has sent letters to the service's operators to remind them that, under the Competition Act, terms and conditions cannot be used to hide the real meaning of a marketing message or to bury important information, such as the true cost of a service.“The terms and conditions are an important part of a transaction between...