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post-transaction marketers

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Europeans see U.S. market for new small luxury cars

Automotive News reports on various European automakers' plans for selling small, economical luxury cars in the U.S.

By May 18, 2011

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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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LivingSocial: We're set to overtake Groupon (Q&A)

The start-up, now valued at $1 billion, says it will soon overtake Groupon in the U.S. market for online daily deals. CEO Tim O'Shaughnessy tells how it got there.

By January 28, 2011

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Privacy check: What Web directories know about you

Online directories let people discover a scary amount of private information about you simply by entering your name, location, and/or telephone number in their search boxes.

By January 17, 2011

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Congress moves to outlaw 'mystery charges' for Web shoppers

Senate passes bill this week that tries to close door on unscrupulous Web retailers and marketers who charged credit cards without the expressed say-so from cardholders.

By December 3, 2010

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Visa, Mastercard fail Web shoppers again

A Web merchant with an outrageous record of mistreating customers and the inability of Visa or Mastercard to stop him are exposed by The New York Times.

By November 29, 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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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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New York examines Web marketing 'scam'

State officials follow up on federal probe of "misleading" marketing practices by Orbitz, Barnes & Noble, and other online retailers.

By January 28, 2010

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Marketers in credit card scandal start lobby effort

Webloyalty, Vertrue, and Affinion--under government scrutiny for their controversial marketing practices--are looking for help on Capitol Hill.

By January 6, 2010