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post-transaction marketers

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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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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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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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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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Priceline shrinks from marketing scandal

Travel site has ended relationship with Affinion, one of the marketing firms accused of misleading consumers into signing up for monthly fees.

By December 14, 2009

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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

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Buy.com, Orbitz linked to controversial marketers

Consumers hold "Web loyalty" companies responsible for mysterious charges on their credit card statements, but prominent e-tailers are still doing business with them.

By July 24, 2009

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Facebook grooming us for intrusive marketing?

The company's invasions of privacy may be even more serious than first reported. As the Beacon controversy continues to evolve, consumers must fight for their privacy.

By December 2, 2007

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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