Apple will refund at least $32.5M in case about kids' purchases on apps without permission

  • Article by: JENNIFER C. KERR , Associated Press
  • Updated: January 15, 2014 - 5:46 PM

WASHINGTON — Kids gleefully snapped up virtual pet food, gems or other items while playing games on their mobile devices, while the bills from Apple Inc. mounted, often without parents' knowledge. Now, the tech giant has agreed to refund the money.

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reidJan. 15, 14 2:52 PM

Or, as Jobs and company would say, "barely pocket change."

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sooofedupJan. 15, 14 5:00 PM

"You cannot charge consumers for purchases they did not authorize," YOU entered your password !! or gave it to your kid, how did you not "know" you were authorizing a purchase? Wise up yourself and pay better attention to what your kids are doing. Unsupervised kid purchases are your "babysitter fee".

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