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Boo Classmates.com

You get what you pay for with Classmates.com.

By Apr. 20, 2007

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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 Mar. 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 Feb. 1, 2008

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E-tail Scrooges and how one woman defeated them

This is no "It's a Wonderful Life," but the thousands stung by Web marketing practices now under government scrutiny may find it a feel-good story anyway.

By Dec. 29, 2009

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Feds: Top e-tailers profit from billion-dollar Web scam

An investigation by a Senate subcommittee says millions of Americans were "tricked" into signing up for online membership clubs and were betrayed by many Web retailers.

By Nov. 17, 2009

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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 Jun. 16, 2010

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Dominate me, Google. Please

The social Web remains too fractured. Google can and should help to unify it, even at the cost of flexibility.

By May. 7, 2009

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From Net access to flowers: United Media buys FTD

In what appears to be an odd pairing, United Media, which owns dial-up Internet provider NetZero, is buying florist FTD for $456 million.

By Apr. 30, 2008

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E-tailers snagged in marketing 'scam' blame customers

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.

By Nov. 23, 2009

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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 Apr. 27, 2010