Apple, Google, and Amazon have all been under fire for their policies on in-app purchases. Many claim that it was too easy to complete these purchases, causing kids to buy hundreds or even thousands of dollars worth of crap from apps that allow it. Apple and Google have since changed their policies to make it ... Read More »
You’ve probably heard of Apple’s trouble with App Store billing. Kids have purchased hundreds or even thousands of dollars worth of apps and in-app purchases trying to play those pesky pay-to-play games. This resulted in the FTC forcing Apple into making some changes to the billing process, making it more resistant to unauthorized purchases.
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Popular Korean manufacturers and carriers have found themselves in a bit of trouble with the authorities. The affected companies include Samsung, Pantech, LG, LG Upius, KT and SK Telecom. Some of these are major world-wide players. And the Korean government, along with the FTC, has fined them with a 45.3 billion won (about $40.1 million ... Read More »