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Amazon to fight FTC on kids in-app purchases issue

  1. Amazon says it's ready to fight a legal battle against the Federal Trade Commission to defend itself against allegations that it hasn't done enough to prevent kids from making unauthorized in-app purchases, and hence should make certain policy changes and pay...

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  2. Hexic

    Hexic TS Rookie Posts: 59   +8

    If you don't want your kids making purchases on your behalf, be a responsible parent and don't let them have the device unattended. *facepalm*
  3. BlueDrake

    BlueDrake TS Enthusiast Posts: 204   +50

    That will never happen sadly. Parents let them play with their phone or tablet, just to shut them up being it's the best thing ever. So many games to let them do whatever, and it keeps them occupied but then this is what happens. Who's honest fault is it? The user that's who, for letting kids play with something. Why tie your card to a device, that you give your child? Oh right.. convenience, because you don't like actually doing much work.
  4. Hexic

    Hexic TS Rookie Posts: 59   +8

    Yeah, it's sad to see some modern-day parents being so lazy - and then furthermore blaming the company, who gave them the entertainment, for their own laziness.
    Last edited by a moderator: Jul 4, 2014


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