Apple Allows Seven Day App Refunds In Taiwan While Google Stands Defiant

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16 responses to “Apple Allows Seven Day App Refunds In Taiwan While Google Stands Defiant”

  1. Chris Brunner says:

    We could use that here!

    -Chris
    http://friendsofmac.net

  2. Andy Murdock says:

    So if I was in Taiwan, I could return FCPX and get my $300 back. Sounds good to me.

  3. CharliK says:

    I have to disagree with you. Apple loathes having multiple sets of rules, especially when a forced change can make them look like good guys. I think they will spread it to everywhere. However I think that they might tighten the reigns. Make it more like 3 days, except where longer is required by law. 

  4. Iain Clydesdale says:

    I thought the Google Market place already had a return policy?

  5. smilespray says:

    I was going to write a semi-snide comment about doing a little research before buying (especially in light of comments made in the trade press before the release of FCP X), but realized that I agree with you.

    Yeah, that’s actually the way it should be — and probably will.

  6. Rich Gautier says:

    Virginia also has a 3-day consumer purchase return law.  I wonder if it could be applied in the same fashion?

  7. prof_peabody says:

    This is a bad policy for digital goods of such low value.  

    Another example of trying to make the laws for physical retail appear to be relevant in online situations when they totally aren’t.  If this law was in effect in Europe and the US, it would effectively destroy most small developers.  

  8. prof_peabody says:

    Please stop being a colossal jackass and advertising your lame blog here.  You’ve been doing it for weeks.  You don’t even make comments, you just advertise.  

    Here’s hoping the mods ban you for it (polite spam is still spam), but even if they don’t, try behaving in a moral fashion anyway.  You may find that being a decent human is it’s own reward.  

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