Google Play Store Gets Update; Includes Password Protection for In-App Purchases

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  1. dgstorm

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    The Google Play Store just received an update. This was one of their biggest updates yet. It included a slew of new features, the most significant of which is default password protection for in-app purchases. This neatly solves the problem that Google faced last week when a California mother sued the company because her son racked up $66 bucks in in-app purchases playing a game on her Android device. Of course, they will probably still need to settle the lawsuit, but I can't imagine that would be too hard.

    There are a number of other new changes to the Play Store included with this update. Here's a quote with more of the details,

    Source: TheInquirer
     
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    In regards to the woman who is suing Google... next time she's going to sue them because they didn't require her password to be strong enough, so her kid figured it out and still made the purchases.
     
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    Sad but true. Big corps would rather pay out instead of long drawn out court battles which end up costing more.
     
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    So... it's going to cost her at least $300 to file a lawsuit. Let me guess: she's suing for damages of a million dollars.
    Seriously, what is wrong with people???
     
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