Apple In-App Purchases Under Scrutiny

Apple App Store
Apple App Store

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

About Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit



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