Google refunding for in-app purchases

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  1. pc747

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    We all remember the story that came out about parents noticing a high credit card bill as a result of games having in-app purchases. As a result Google changed the settings in the Play Store to allow for users to prompt for a password either every time or after 30 minutes.

    Here is a statement from Google as well as a link for a refund.
     
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    Just got that in email...

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    I don't have said email..
     
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    I believe it will only go to those who made in-app purchases in the last year. I just got mine and was like...I have a 2-year old that "accidentally" made those purchases. ;)
     
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    I've made several in app purchases in the last year... But i had my account locked down.. So it couldn't accidentally happen.
     
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    Sadly, I know there are going to be some people who abuse this and get refunds for valid purchases (ones that they themselves did). Those are usually same people wonder why or complain when companies don't do things like this...
     
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    Don't worry, they only refund under $5 purchases, anything above and you are sol.
     
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    link?
    hmmm. are you sure? they offered to refund my 14.99 in-app game purchase....
     
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    Nice, they only let me request refunds for under $5 purchases, everything above was greyed out.
     
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    Got my $14.99 check from google in-app settlement program!
     
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    I didn't have any in app purchases that I felt were in any way fraudulent or unrequested so of course I didn't submit a request for any kind of refund. And like someone earlier said, there are people out there that will abuse this. I hope they can sleep comfortably at night knowing that they're defrauding people of money that they rightfully earned.

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