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Parents to get refunds for purchases children made on Amazon apps

Parents whose children made Amazon purchases on mobile apps without their permission will begin getting their money back, the Federal Trade Commission announced Tuesday. And it turns out that money could amount to more than $70 million – charges incurred between November 2011 and May 2015. I can only imagine what the kids bought! CH

Settlement allows parents to get refunds for purchases children made on Amazon apps without permission

Parents whose children made Amazon purchases on mobile apps without their permission will begin getting their money back, the Federal Trade Commission announced Tuesday. And it turns out that money could amount to more than $70 million – charges incurred between November 2011 and May 2015. The refunds bring closure to a nearly three-year legal battle surrounding complaints that the tech giant made it too easy for children to make the purchases.