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Parents' Fight With Apple Over 'Bait Apps' Moves Forward

2 years agoTechnology : Bits

Is Apple doing enough to protect parents' wallets from their own children? That seems to be the debate that has been brewing in a year-old lawsuit related to iPhone apps and the purchasing mechanisms inside them. After parents type in their password to the App Store, children have a window to keep buying stuff.
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iWonder Surf Lets Parents Lock Down Kids' iPhones

Technology : ReadWriteWeb (5 years ago)

Wait, kids have iPhones? A new application in the iPhone App Store brings parental control mechanisms to Apple's iPhone and iPod Touch. Like other types of "net nanny" software, the iWonder application lets parents filter web site t... Read Post

Lodsys Moves Forward With Lawsuits Against iOS App Developers

Technology : ReadWriteWeb (3 years ago)

Despite a letter from Apple lawyers last week stating that its licensing agreements protected iOS app developers, Lodsys is moving forward with its lawsuits against developers for patent infringement. Lodsys owns four patents that i... Read Post

Apple Agrees to Settle Lawsuit Over App Purchases by Children

Technology : Bits (2 years ago)

Apple has agreed to reimburse parents whose children purchased virtual goods in mobile apps without the parents' knowledge. Apple and the plaintiffs in a lawsuit filed against the company in 2011 last week asked a judge to approve a... Read Post


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