Classmates Says It Will Prostitute Your Info To Other Sites

Classmates Says It Will Prostitute Your Info To Other Sites

Pete forwarded us an email from the social networking site Classmates, which apparently is attempting to stay relevant by spreading your information around the internet to sites people actually visit. At least users can opt out. [More]

88 Big Sites Earning Millions From Webloyalty Scam

88 Big Sites Earning Millions From Webloyalty Scam

88 websites, a good number pretty big name sites, that earned millions, some in excess of $10 million, as partners in the infamous Webloyalty consumer ripoff. Pizza Hut? Say it ain’t so.

Reader Uses BBB To Retrieve Gold From Classmates' Clutches

Reader Uses BBB To Retrieve Gold From Classmates' Clutches

Remember Kelly, the one who couldn’t get her money back from Classmates after she canceled her automatically renewed gold membership?

Classmates 'Gold' Status User Quits, Can't Get Her Gold Back

Classmates 'Gold' Status User Quits, Can't Get Her Gold Back

Kelly has found that Classmates.com not only makes it extremely tough to cancel your membership, but damn near impossible to get a refund if you sign up for its gold status automatic renewal program.

Reader Asks, "Is It Impossible To Unsubscribe From Classmates.com?"

Reader Asks, "Is It Impossible To Unsubscribe From Classmates.com?"

Yes.

How To Delete Your Online Accounts

How To Delete Your Online Accounts

PC Mag has assembled a list of instructions on how to wipe your account from a long list of websites, including Classmates.com (you’ll have to call), Windows Live ID (it’s complicated), and Friendster (ha ha ha). In many cases, canceling is as straightforward as clicking a link and authorizing the cancellation, but it’s nice to see all the phone numbers and tips collected in one spot.

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Classmates.com Sued Because Classmates Weren't Really Looking For Him

Classmates.com Sued Because Classmates Weren't Really Looking For Him

Upon logging into his Gold Membership profile in order to view the classmate contacts … Plaintiff discovered that in fact, no former classmate of his had tried to contact him or view his profile,” the complaint reads. “Of those http://www.classmates.com users who were characterized … as members who viewed Plaintiff’s profile, none were former classmates of Plaintiff or persons familiar with or known to Plaintiff for that matter.

Just Cancel The 32 Online Accounts

The editor of PC World signed up for 32 different online accounts and then tried to cancel them. As could be expected, the results weren’t pretty, with difficult to find cancellation instructions, options designed to mislead, and upselling exit interviews.