Apple to refund millions of dollars to customers after kids make in-app purchases
Apple will refund millions of dollars to consumers after allowing kids to make in-app purchases without the consent of their parents.
The company will pay at least $32.5 million, after reaching a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission on Wednesday.
The FTC said Apple failed to tell parents once they enter their Apple passwords for children, there’s a 15-minute window in which kids can make more purchases.
Apple will have to change its billing practices as part of the settlement by notifying parents of the 15-minute window.
It has until March to make the changes.
Apple has already settled a class action lawsuit with parents who said the company’s policy let their children rack up charges without their permission.
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