OFT orders bloggers to disclose whether their comments are paid for

The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has required commercial blogging network Handpicked Media to identify when any promotional comments have been paid for, putting pressure on the PR industry to follow suit.

by David Woods
Need for transparency: Handpicked Media
Need for transparency: Handpicked Media

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