FTC Report Faults Unrated DVD Promotions Online

A surge in online promotion and the proliferation of unrated DVDs has eroded the entertainment industry's promise not to entice youth with violent fare, according to a Federal Trade Commission report on the marketing of violence to teenagers. Movie companies have been routinely pushing R-rated films on Web sites with a high number of young users, even while largely honoring a commitment not to buy ads on TV shows with a similar audience, according to the report.

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