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US agency sues Amazon for tricking customers into subscription service

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Amazon tricked consumers into subscribing to its “Prime” service and intentionally complicated the cancelation process, according to a US lawsuit against the retail giant filed Tuesday.

The Federal Trade Commission’s lawsuit against Amazon includes four civil charges against the company over “manipulative, coercive or deceptive user-interface” and seeks a permanent injunction on the conduct, as well as monetary penalities.


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