Opinion

FTC Sues Amazon Over Kids’ In-App Purchases

The FTC says the giant e-tailer made millions of dollars from unauthorized purchases by children and that it didn't install the proper parental permissions to block the buys.
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  • Consumer Electronics
  • Mobile Apps
  • Tablets
  • Smartphones
  • Android
San Francisco journalist Bill Snyder writes frequently about business and technology. His work appears regularly in CIO.com and the publications of Stanford's Graduate School of Business and the Haas School of Business at the University of California at Berkeley. He welcomes your comments and suggestions.