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Apple Will Refund $32.5M To Settle In-App Purchase Complaints With FTC

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    Last Updated: January 15, 2014

    coondoggie writes “Apple today agreed to refund at least $32.5 million to iTunes customers in order to settle FTC complaints about charges incurred by children in kids’ mobile apps without their parents’ consent. ‘As alleged in the Commission’s complaint, Apple violated this basic principle by failing to inform parents that, by entering a password, they were permitting a charge for virtual goods or currency to be used by their child in playing a children’s app and at the same time triggering a 15-minute window during which their child could make unlimited additional purchases without further parental action.”

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