RealNetworks’ “Free Trial” Charges Result in $2.4 Million Washington AG Settlement

This is an interesting article and will affect a number of people who use the pre-checked buttons at checkout time as well as the free-to-pay conversions orders where the terms are not clearly disclosed. This settlement is limited to the state of Washington, but the FTC has been very proactive in this area as well. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- On May 24, Seattle-based RealNetworks, an internet media company that provides streaming content, agreed [...]