Children can perform amazing feats using iPhones and iPads, but an Apple business practice may unfairly bill parents. In January, the Federal Trade Commission announced a settlement with Apple Inc, in which the company agreed to provide full refunds to consumers, paying a minimum of $32.5 million, to settle a FTC complaint that the company billed consumers for millions of dollars of charges incurred by children in mobile apps without consent . The Complaint  and statements from FTC Commissioners [3,4,5] alone provide FTC's position on the case.
This post provides an opportunity for you to brainstorm at the intersection of technology, policy, and business. Before I begin, let me advise you that I am solely responsible for this blog’s content, characterizations, ideas and choice of topic. This blog may not reflect the views of the FTC or any of its Commissioners.