Apple In-App Purchase Class Action Settlement
The settlement covers in-app purchases of Game Currency made in certain Apps, charged to an iTunes account by minors, without the knowledge or permission of the account holder. The settlement covers incidents prior to May 2, 2013.
Qualifying apps include all games in the iTunes store that have an age rating of 4+, 9+, or 12+, and that allow in-game currency purchases. The settlement administrators have also build a widget that lets you search for particular apps to see if they are eligible here.
You may claim either:
In both cases, you may receive a cash payment instead of the iTunes credit if you no longer have an active iTunes account or you have claims that exceed $30.
|Proof of Purchase:||
|Claim Form:||Apple In-App Purchase Claim Form|
|Case Name:||In re Apple In-App Purchase Litigation,
Case No. 5:11-CV-01758-EJD
The plaintiffs sued Apple claiming they unlawfully allowed minors to make in-app purchases without the permission of the iTunes account holder. The case was settled prior to any kind of verdict being reached by the court.
|Settlement Website:||Apple In-App Class Action Settlement|
|Claim Form Deadline:||January 13th, 2014 (or later)|
|Claims Administrator:||In re Apple In-App Purchase Litigation Settlement Administrator|
P.O. Box 43182
Providence, RI 02940-3182