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in-app purchase system

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Parent payout: Google settles in-app purchase suit for $19M

The search giant is the latest big tech company to tangle with the Federal Trade Commission over children making unauthorized buys within apps.

By September 4, 2014

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EU praises Google, chides Apple over in-app purchases

In response to the European Commission's requests, Google says it won't use the word "free" when referring to games that contain in-app purchases.

By July 18, 2014

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Apple tips off FTC over Google in-app purchases, report says

After Apple pays $32.5 million to customers over purchases made by kids using parents' passwords, Google may be next to face the FTC's scrutiny.

By July 9, 2014

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Google sued over kids racking up in-app purchases

A class action has been raised against Google over in-app purchases by a mother whose young son spent US$65 on in-game currency.

By March 11, 2014

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Google I/O 2015 recap: Android M, Android Pay, free photo storage and new VR plans

Want to know what your next phone's operating system will look like, how Google wants to manage all your photos or how you'll pay with your Android phone? Look here.

By May 28, 2015

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Apple isn't doing enough about in-app purchases, watchdog says

European consumer regulators have criticised Apple for not doing enough to tackle bills unexpectedly run up by sneaky apps.

By July 18, 2014

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Apple notifies parents of in-app purchase settlement details

E-mail lets parents know how they can claim compensation for unauthorized use of in-app purchase in games and apps sold through the App Store.

By June 23, 2013

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​Amazon to fight FTC on fines for kids' in-app purchases

Regulatory body wants e-commerce giant to agree to fines, policy changes related to children buying items in apps when logged in with parent's account.

By July 2, 2014

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Apple's in-app purchase settlement faces approval

The settlement that will give some 23 million iTunes account holders a chance at refunds from in-app purchases by minors is closer to approval.

By March 1, 2013

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Apple settles lawsuit over in-app purchases by kids

Apple has settled a lawsuit over the unauthorized use of in-app purchases within games, a practice that could rack up big bills.

By February 25, 2013