October 22nd, 2018
In October 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Apple regarding the marketing of television show season bundles on the iTunes store on Apple TV 4 and 4K devices. Specifically, the complaint claims that the store represents a number of “episodes” available in a season when, according to plaintiffs, many of the “episodes” are promotional
December 14th, 2017
January 2017: The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed the district court’s decision that Hertz violated a Nevada statute requiring certain disclosures to be made in advertising for leases and vacated the district court’s award of restitution (i.e., the monetary award) and prejudgment interest. Among other things, the appellate court found that Hertz’s practices were
April 2nd, 2014
A TINA.org reader sent us a copy of Frontier’s advertised prices for its TV bundles: But the reader says when he called to sign up for the TV and Internet bundle, Frontier told him he couldn’t have it at the advertised price: I saw this advertisement yesterday. First time I called to get the number
May 28th, 2019
TINA.org review finds supplement company’s website riddled with inappropriate disease-treatment claims.
January 8th, 2018
In October 2017, a state court judge preliminarily approved a class-action settlement agreement of a false advertising lawsuit against CenturyLink. Plaintiffs claim that the company fails to disclose that its “Pure Broadband” package is not a purely broadband service and is bundled with a limited-use phone line. According to the settlement terms, a $7,500,000 settlement
June 5th, 2017
Investigation finds company is using deceptive marketing to lure consumers to an illegal gambling site.
April 25th, 2017
Bundle for TV, internet, and phone will cost more in the required second year.
April 12th, 2017
Achieving financial freedom from this MLM is as hard as finding those unicorn prints.
July 18th, 2016
You may want to hit the mute button on these challenged cable claims.
April 18th, 2016
March 2016: A federal judge granted Cox Communication’s motion to compel arbitration finding that the parties agreed to arbitrate disputes. The Court also stayed the action in the case pending the outcome of arbitration. May 2015: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Cox Communications for allegedly misleadingly advertising the fees for its Advanced TV services
September 18th, 2015
Court concludes Vemma likely operating a pyramid scheme.
July 6th, 2015
Consumer says he was charged for installation despite a mailing that promised it would be free of charge.
March 12th, 2015
Nation’s largest provider of satellite TV faces mounting scrutiny over its advertising.
December 1st, 2014
November 2014: After preliminarily approving this settlement in May 2014, a federal judge granted final approval of the $14 million settlement. April 2014: The parties moved for preliminary approval of a $14 million settlement of the class-action lawsuit. According to the settlement terms, class members may receive either a $15 refund or free products for
December 17th, 2013
The fine print of Price Match Guarantees.
December 7th, 2012
That app you must have may not be what you think.
January 21st, 2012
An American Success Story Between 1990 and 2008, was one of the most successful, lucrative business operations in the United States – an enormous success story. The loans that the company originated during that time made the dream of home ownership possible for millions of Americans. At one point, Ameriquest was one of America’s 500
January 10th, 2012
There’s lots of strings attached to offers of free products and services.