Kid runs up $2,590 tab on 'free' iPad app in 10 minutes, parents freak3/1/2013
Nothing in life is free — not even that free app. Sharon and Greg Kitchen of Bristol, England, learned that lesson when their 5-year-old son, Danny, ran up a $2,590 iTunes bill in just 10 minutes. Little Danny made his case for downloading the completely free "Zombies vs. Ninja" game on his parents' iPad. They agreed, eager to keep the tyke busy. Boy, did he get busy. Once engrossed in the "free" app, Danny stocked up on a virtual arsenal: a slew of "ecstasy" bombs and darts, costing up to $105 each. When the bill arrived, the Kitchens freaked. A zillion phone calls later, Apple is refunding the cash and Danny says, "I will never do anything like this again." [Source]
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