iOS 4.3 Requires Passwords For In-App Purchases to Protect the Children

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Apple's addressed the problem of kids buying in-game items with meatspace money by adding a password requirement in iOS 4.3, even if you've already entered in your password within the last 15 minutes to buy the game itself. The problem? iOS 4.3 is only available for the last two generations of iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, so those with older devices don't get the fix. [Washington Post]