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FTC Sues Amazon Over In-App Purchases

Posted Friday, July 11th 2014 @ 10am

The Federal Trade Commission is going after  The FTC filed a complaint Thursday accusing Amazon of unlawfully billing parents millions of dollars for in-app purchases made by their kids in mobile games.  The FTC claims the games trick children into buying virtual goods with real money.  Regulators want Amazon to refund customers millions of dollars in unauthorized charges and eliminate billing for charges made without parental consent.

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