Apple agrees to dish out $100 million in iTunes credits to settle lawsuit

By Shawn Knight ยท 6 replies
Feb 27, 2013
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  1. Apple has agreed to shell out more than $100 million in iTunes store credits in order to settle a class action lawsuit that alleged children were able to make app purchases on the iPhone and iPad without parental consent. The...

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  2. Burty117

    Burty117 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 3,144   +911

    I thought you had to know the password to the apple account associated to the phone in order to make in-app purchases?
  3. tehbanz

    tehbanz TS Enthusiast Posts: 183   +10

    you didn't used to, they changed that after people started complaining.
  4. Burty117

    Burty117 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 3,144   +911

    Oooowwww! cool, I didn't know, I don't think I have ever used in-app purchases xD
    Then yeah, Apple deserve this :)
  5. supertech

    supertech TS Member Posts: 84   +10

    Apple made a killing on this. Of course they knew this would happen as it's the cost of business. Even with these payouts, Apple is still laughing to the bank with all of these "accidental" purchases.
  6. vultureG

    vultureG TS Rookie

    yeah, what a rip off by Apple! people still have to use itunes.
  7. tehbanz

    tehbanz TS Enthusiast Posts: 183   +10

    And of course I guarantee most consumers have cut their losses and won't have the patience to file for a FIVE dollar itunes credit.


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