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Classmates.com tied to more dubious marketing tactics

Already implicated in post-transaction marketing practices officials have called a "scam," the site is now accused of duping users into upgrading memberships.

By March 15, 2010

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Classmates.com does it again (and not in a good way)

Not only does the company make it hard to cancel your membership, but also it still sends you spam.

By February 1, 2008

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Boo Classmates.com

You get what you pay for with Classmates.com.

By April 20, 2007

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Mr. President, please protect Web shoppers

For years, Web retailers teamed with unscrupulous marketers to dupe consumers into enrolling in dubious marketing programs. The president is expected to sign a bill outlawing the practice.

By December 20, 2010

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Shame on Vitaly Borker, three cheers for Amazon

A newspaper profile of an online merchant with a record of treating customers badly illustrated how scary online shopping still is. But the rogue retailer knew not to mess with Amazon.

By December 1, 2010

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How secure is your e-mail password?

CNET's Elinor Mills watches while a security expert mines the Internet for information about her that could be used to hijack her e-mail account and even steal her identity.

By September 15, 2010

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If you care about Web, ignore this IPO

commentary After being accused of scamming the public, marketing firm Affinion now wants public money in the form of an IPO.

By June 16, 2010

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Senate committee: Look out, 'scam marketers'

Senate Commerce Committee Chairman Rockefeller introduces a bill designed to halt the practice of charging consumers' credit cards without their explicit consent.

By May 19, 2010

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Visa targets online marketing 'scam'

Congress wanted credit card companies to do more to protect consumers from mysterious charges. Visa creates system to help ensure people know what they're buying.

By April 27, 2010

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CNET News Daily Podcast: Microsoft previews IE9

Wait, you just upgraded to Internet Explorer 8? You're already behind the times, friend! Microsoft is previewing an early version of its next-generation browser to the general public, a big change from its older ways.

By March 16, 2010