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Walmart’s Cell Phone Insurance Plans

November 17th, 2014

In November 2014, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Walmart for allegedly falsely advertising cell phone insurance plans. Among other things, plaintiffs claim that the store advertised and sold insurance plans to consumers who purchased cell phones that were too expensive to be covered by the plan. (Balzer et al v. Wal-Mart Stores Inc., Case


AT&T’s $160 for 10 GB Plan

April 28th, 2014

This ad could make it seem, to a reasonable consumer, that your family of four will pay only $160 a month for a phone plan that includes 10 GB of data. Here’s the catch: Unless you’re bringing your own phones to AT&T and plan on never getting a new phone, you probably won’t pay $160


Gatorade Mobile App

January 29th, 2014

Whether Gatorade is a better choice than water for athletes depends on the duration and intensity of the exercise, says science. Either way, we’re pretty sure water is not “the enemy” of performance. But Gatorade, in a mobile app released last year called Bolt! that featured sprinter Usain Bolt, tried to teach teenagers that Gatorade


U.S. Cellular Belief Plan

October 2nd, 2013

How long a period does “never” cover? Three years, says U.S. Cellular, making “never” a relatively short time. The wireless service provider promised consumers in 2010 that with its “Belief Plan,” customers would “never” need to sign another contract after their first one to continue receiving benefits like subsidized phones. But over the summer, U.S.


The Oxford Club

July 24th, 2013

The Oxford Club claims to have exclusive hold on new technology that you need to invest in right away. And this newly developed substance could render all computers, smart phones, tablets, and hi-def TVs instantly obsolete. In the coming months, every person in America is going to want the brand new versions of these products.


FreePrints from PhotoAffections

July 10th, 2013

  “So you take lots of pictures with your smartphone, right? The problem is there’s never been an easy or affordable way to get all those photos printed,” says a radio advertisement for the FreePrints application from PhotoAffections. The app, available in the iTunes, Android, and Windows app stores, allows you to print photos from


Target Text Spam

January 28th, 2013

In January 2013, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Target for allegedly sending advertisements via unsolicited text messages to consumers’ cell phones. (Kenneth Hill v. Target Corp., Case No. 13-cv-00041) &nbs



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