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.
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.
Priceline, Classmates.com, and Orbitz say customers should read the fine print before complaining about being charged recurring monthly fees to join loyalty programs they didn't want.
Oregon Supreme Court reprimands Classmates.com user for impersonating a teacher "confessing" to sleeping with his students.
NetCap Ventures banker Tom Taulli says the example of Classmates.com provides instructive evidence that it's still possible to make money by offering online content.