Ashley Griffiths, from St Ives, got the shock of his life recently when his six-year-old twins spent almost £1,000 on virtual pets and clothes in an iPad game. The twins only needed a password, which they knew from playing games and doing homework on the iPad, to make the purchases – which ranged from £2.50 to £75 per item. The shocked Dad said there needs to be stricter rules in place for app makers, saying the designers should make it so the app demands credit card details to buy anything. He couldn’t believe how easy it was for his children to rack up the huge bill. Mr Griffiths has since changed the password on his iPad and received a refund from Apple as a ‘goodwill gesture’.
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