October 2015: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Neopets, Inc. for allegedly failing to adequately disclose the terms and conditions of its automatic renewal and continuous service offers (i.e., subscriptions for virtual pets and online games) and, as a result, charged consumers without their consent. (Doe et al v. Neopets, Inc. and Does 1-10, Case No. 15-cv-8395, C. D. CA.)
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