Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 13th Apr 2013 16:49 UTC
Legal "The OFT has launched an investigation into whether children are being unfairly pressured or encouraged to pay for additional content in 'free' web and app-based games, including upgraded membership or virtual currency such as coins, gems or fruit. Typically, players can access only portions of these games for free, with new levels or features, such as faster game play, costing money." Instances of this may be illegal, especially when it targets children. As for me - I just find it incredibly annoying.
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by Gone fishing on Sun 14th Apr 2013 09:17 UTC
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Looks like proprietary software to me. Getting Windows software over the internet is like try to buy a cup of tea in a whore house, whilst using the Apple app store like visiting a very dodgy bizarre in a police state.

Makes me glad me the Kids use opensource I can let them use the software centre on their PCs without fearing something bad is going to happen. Who cares if you cant get a game with the worlds most expensive doughnuts, maybe if they get bored with the games they'll learn how to use the computer.

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