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Social media scam targets Facebook, Twitter, Instagram users’ relatives – ABC7Chicago.com

Social media scam targets Facebook, Twitter, Instagram users’ relativesABC7Chicago.comFebruary 14, 2014 (CHICAGO) (WLS) — The ABC7 I-Team investigates a social media scam that’s tricked at least 40,000 people in recent years. It has prompted a warning from the Federal Trade Commission and the Better Business Bureau about your …Instagram, snowboarder McMorris lead in social media […]

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Apple to refund millions for kids’ ‘in-app’ purchases – USA TODAY

USA TODAYApple is in hot water over what are dubbed as “in-app” purchases. Wednesday, the Federal Trade Commission announced that Apple will pay back roughly $32.5 million to users for unauthorized purchases. Loading… Post to Facebook. Apple to refund …Apple coughs up £19.8m for unathorised in-app payments made by kidsITProPortalApple will cough up $32.5m to […]

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FTC says Apple will pay at least $32.5 million over in-app purchases – Washington Post

Washington PostThe federal government on Wednesday said Apple has agreed to pay at least $32.5 million in refunds to parents who didn’t authorize hefty purchases racked up by their children on their iPhones and iPads. The Federal Trade Commission’s settlement with …Apple to refund $32.5M for kids buying appsTheDay.comApple agrees to refund $32.5M for kids’ […]

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Kid clicks cost Apple – Washington Post

Washington PostJanuary 16, 2014 3:40 AM EST — Apple will refund consumers at least $32.5 million – settling Federal Trade Commission charges about in-app purchases by kids without their parents’ consent. Edith Ramirez, FTC Chairwoman: SOUNDBITE: EDITH …Apple agrees to refund $32.5M for kids’ purchasesSalonApple to refund parents $32.5m for apps bought by childrenIrish TimesApple […]

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Apple Agrees To Pay $32.5 Mln To Settle FTC Complaint Over In-app Sales – RTT News

RTT NewsTechnology giant Apple Inc. (AAPL: Quote) has agreed to provide full refunds to consumers, paying at least $32.5 million, to settle a Federal Trade Commission complaint that the company billed consumers for millions of dollars of charges incurred by children …Apple to refund $36.5 million for children’s app purchasesSydney Morning HeraldNeed a Refund for […]

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Apple to pay at least $32.5 million to refund kids’ in-app purchases – GameSpot

GameSpotApple to pay at least $32.5 million to refund kids’ in-app purchases. iPod company agrees to provide full refunds to thousands of consumers to settle Federal Trade Commission complaint related to video game microtransactions. by Eddie Makuch on January …Apple to refund $36.5 million for children’s app purchasesSydney Morning HeraldYour child make an in-app purchase […]

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Apple to Pay Back Parents of Children on App-Spending Sprees – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle(Updates with Cook e-mail to employees in 11th paragraph.) Jan. 15 (Bloomberg) — Apple Inc. said it would refund at least $32.5 million to consumers to settle a U.S. Federal Trade Commission complaint that it billed for mobile application purchases made by …Apple coughs up 2 hours of sales to refund kids’ $32.5m […]

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Data haul by Android Flashlight app ‘deceives’ millions – BBC News

BBC NewsTens of millions of Android users have been “deceived” by a developer who covertly gathered personal data, the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) said. GoldenShores Technologies took ID and location data from the millions using its Brightest Flashlight …Android Flashlight app rapped for leaking location informationInquirerBrightest Flashlight app on Android caught selling user data […]