Whenever I've seen or heard "redacted", it's been from a military or Security standpoint.
But my thick head fails to understand why you insist on tying whether or not it happened, based on an omission or redaction, where they clearly state, in print,
Even if it means the FDA sat a kid in the room with them, while being filmed... It still happened. Or there wouldn't be a warning.
To me it makes no difference, as both are simply a means to obfuscation, regardless of intent. I think both methods have been used previously, and often times the only distinguishing factor is who's calling the shot as to which method is used.
I also concede that your experiences may be quite different, or far more expansive (as I have little experience with legal matters) than my own!
I feel like we're both kind of playing Devil's advocate here (and that's fine) but thinking through the process, is also what led to my "solution" above (responsibility for such matters should fall on the shoulders of the CC companies with respect to online purchases.
No harm, no foul, and no offense. Just trying to understand as well!