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Marketers Downplay Consumer Harm Caused by Negative Option Offers

December 10th, 2019

Marketers are attempting to put a positive spin on the negative option, a type of offer that interprets a consumer’s silence as consent to be repeatedly charged for products or services they may not want or need. In comments to the FTC, which is exploring “ways to improve its existing regulations for negative option marketing,”


Code 42 Software’s Automatic Renewal and Continuous Service Offers

December 1st, 2017

October 2017: A federal judge preliminarily approved a settlement agreement that would resolve this case. According to the settlement terms, each class member may receive an equal share of the $400,000 settlement fund after other costs – including attorneys’ fees, a service payment to the named plaintiff, and other administration costs – are paid. It


‘How We Trade Options’

May 15th, 2015

This “free” book offer isn’t exactly free and one TINA.org reader said it almost cost her plenty.


Ancestry.com

October 6th, 2021

Allegations: Misleadingly offering free trials of subscriptions


Intelius Subscriptions

October 1st, 2021

Allegations: Failing to adequately disclose the terms of subscriptions


Subscriptions to The New York Times

September 29th, 2021

Allegations: Failing to adequately disclose that consumers are enrolled in a program that automatically renews their subscriptions


Subscriptions to Consumer Reports

September 27th, 2021

Allegations: Failing to adequately disclose the terms of automatic renewal and continuous service subscriptions


Yoga Club Subscriptions

September 16th, 2021

Allegations: Failing to adequately disclose the terms of subscriptions


Le Tote Subscriptions

September 10th, 2021

Allegations: Failing to adequately disclose the terms of subscriptions


Time’s Magazine Subscriptions

September 9th, 2021

Allegations: Offering free or discounted magazines for a specific period of time without adequately disclosing that consumers are enrolled in a program that automatically renews subscriptions


Synapse Group’s Automatic Renewals of Magazine Subscriptions

July 17th, 2020

June 2019: A state court judge granted final approval of the settlement agreement. March 2019: A state court judge granted preliminary approval of a proposed settlement agreement. According to its terms, class members may receive a pro rata share of the settlement fund after other expenses – including attorneys’ fees, service payments, litigation expenses, and



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