Chocolate maker cleared of running unfair online competition

A chocolate maker which went to extensive technical lengths to protect an online competition against hacking and cheating has successfully defended itself against claims that the competition was conducted unfairly.

Ferrero, the company behind Kinder chocolate, ran an advertising campaign based on an online search for six “faces of Kinder”. The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) received complaints that the competition had been run unfairly…

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