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Amazon Will Refund $70 Million Worth of App Purchases Made by Kids

The money will go back into the pockets of parents, who didn’t consent to buying coins, stars, and other virtual perks.

Source: Beck Diefenbach / Reuters

Last year, Amazon was found guilty of illegally billing some of its customers. Specifically, the issue was that many parents had been charged for purchases made, without their consent, by their children. This week, the company has agreed to end its efforts to appeal that ruling and give those parents their money

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