Peter Kafka

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Apple “Investigating” In-App Purchase Fraud

Apple says it is looking into reports that a Russian programmer has figured out how to make “in-app” purchases for free on some iOS applications. Statement from spokeswoman Natalie Harrison: “The security of the App Store is incredibly important to us and the developer community. We take reports of fraudulent activity very seriously and we are investigating.”


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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus