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I have an iPad and iPhone and iPod if they DO.
You may -- one of the angry parents who know it is.
All too easy for them to rack -- charges and -- -- accounts without your permission -- a group of parents sued apple.
Over the pursing policy because they've been charged hundreds even thousands of dollars.
On things like virtual currency.
An add ons for free games it's a nightmare trust me now the tech giant is paying parents back hundred million dollars for more on this -- -- joined by.
Since he author of the book inside apple he is also a Fox News contributor.
So I was really excited when I heard about the hundred million dollars and then leader I heard it was five bucks a family.
About whatever -- that that's because iboxx kitchen nothing in the Apple Store.
Well I wouldn't say gets you nothing you can get you you know 599.
Cent games or or apps but yes that big hundred million dollars would be the theoretical maximum -- That apple would pay out in this settlement I'd highly highly doubt that they'll ever pay out anywhere close to -- hundred -- real life.
-- why do you think -- sure I mean.
This would require everybody who was theoretically wronged in this theoretically very -- large cloud -- class action case.
To go through the process of saying I want my money back -- to prove.
That my kid accidentally hit the button or hit the button without my knowledge and and so on and not everyone is gonna do that in the best of circumstances.
Yet no I.
I mean I've actually seen those letters -- -- -- you know you may be able to get back advantage of this class action lawsuit in the what you have to go through to actually get the money is almost impossible.
To do it for -- dollars is probably not worth your while.
Is -- chance I mean obviously is sort of raises awareness about.
This thing that not everyone knows about work.
You're kidding me playing a pre game that comes along and it says when the game is free but if you weren't actually played win you need to download these virtual jams and this treasure -- yeah.
And it just automatically sort of if the password is still in lets them go ahead by.
Whatever it is it how dependent aren't they on this stream of revenue verses.
How worried are -- -- about -- it's getting really mad and you know turning off the app for getting rid of the -- Will course apple is is barely dependence on this revenue stream and in fact they were at -- when the App Store first started it came to their attention.
That this was happening and they put an end to a pretty quickly by requiring you to -- to your password.
Every time and so my understanding is that the class action suit.
Had to do -- that period of time before apple clamp down on the rules now.
You know I have probably never bought a virtual good in my life but in fact is a very very big business it's a lot of fun Ford many.
Discerning adults not just in these inept games but also Zynga games on FaceBook for example people seem -- love it again.
I personally have a very hard time identifying but who -- say the fact is it's a big business it's a legitimate business.
But but kids -- -- an unsuspecting kids need to be protected from racking up bills on their parents' accounts yet.
Absolutely having me sit there they're playing the game into detonator and even realize that they're doing a chart just trying to get whatever it is -- -- there you are they just wanna keep going I've had my understanding that we can I have this debt because that's what -- -- Oh and I think big enough you can.
I've been there right now RE -- -- -- covenant we appreciate it.
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