Google Agrees To Pay $19 Million In Refunds For Unauthorized In-App Charges Incurred By Kids

by Amy Gesenhues
The Federal Trade Commission announced today Google has agreed to pay out, at least, $19 million in refunds to consumers for unauthorized in-app charges made by children playing mobile apps from the Google Play app store. The FTC complaint claimed Google broke the law by violating the FTC Act’s prohibition on “unfair” commercial practices, allowing consumers to be charged fo ...Read the full article