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Latest update : 2014-01-16

Apple to refund $32m to customers over children's app purchases

Apple is to refund customers in the US to the tune of more than $32 million to settle a case taken up by US regulators over in-app purchases. The Federal Trade Commission said consumers were being billed for purchases made by children using their iPhone or iPad, without having given their express consent. Also, who brought home the $142 million Bacon?

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