Must Reads: Amazon Sued for Kindle Fumble, 99-Day #Facebook Cleanse, Bike-powered Phone Charger

Jul 11, 2014 5:30 PM ET
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This week: Amazon Sued for Kindle Fumble, 99-Day #Facebook Cleanse, Students Dream up Bike-powered Phone Charger

AMAZON SUED FOR KINDLE APPS FUMBLE: It is truly stunning that after a heavily publicized case against Apple, and a subsequent one against Google, the US Federal Trade Commission is taking Amazon to task for the same mistakes.  They allege that through specific apps on Amazon’s mobile devices like the Kindle and Kindle Fire, kids are able to rack-up lots of charges against a parents’ credit card associated with the Amazon account for that device without parent knowledge. 

Read more at Trend Micro's Internet Safety for Kids and Families blog here