Already implicated in post-transaction marketing practices officials have called a "scam," the site is now accused of duping users into upgrading memberships.
Not only does the company make it hard to cancel your membership, but also it still sends you spam.
You get what you pay for with Classmates.com.
Your rep is everything -- especially online.
Unlike many other dot-coms, this nostalgia site survived the Internet implosion because it charged money from the start. Get used to it, says CEO Michael Schutzler: The days of "information just wants to be free" are ending.
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.
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.
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.
commentary After being accused of scamming the public, marketing firm Affinion now wants public money in the form of an IPO.
Senate Commerce Committee Chairman Rockefeller introduces a bill designed to halt the practice of charging consumers' credit cards without their explicit consent.