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Apple is being sued for “unlawful exploitation,” with claims that in-app purchases can easily be made by minors. Apple only requires users to enter an iTunes password to authorize purchases, which some say is not adequate protection. Game Currency has become a lucrative business by making micro-purchases one thumb-tap away. Read the full article at PCMag.com

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