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According to the website, the debate is that Apple does not currently allow apps to do what you are describing.

A few quotes from the timeline:

> Apple now prohibits buttons or links to any other external ways to pay.

> While we haven’t been able to include any buttons or external links to pages containing product info, discounts, promotions, etc. (even if they don’t link directly to a payment system!) since Feb. 2011

Thanks! URLs blocked on my network for now.

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