Amazon ordered to refund US$70m of in-app purchases made by children

Amazon will refund millions of unauthorized in-app purchases kids made on mobile devices, having now dropped its appeal of last year’s ruling by a federal judge who sided with the Federal Trade Commission in the agency’s lawsuit against Amazon.

[…] The FTC had previously settled with both Apple and Google on similar charges, before turning its sights to Amazon.

Now everyone’s had their turn!

Apple got slugged with around US$30m, Google US$20m. Amazon seem to have it the worst! Ouch.

Source: Amazon will refund millions of unauthorized in-app purchases made by kids | TechCrunch

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