Amazon Sued for Allegedly Deceptive Practices Across Prime, Audible

As Prime Day arrives, Amazon is under a variety of legal threats to its subscription policies.

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It's Prime Day, and millions of Amazon Prime members are eagerly checking out product deals. Beneath that picture of satisfied online shoppers, there may lie an unfortunate truth. Amazon is facing a variety of lawsuits from government and private plaintiffs alleging that the e-commerce behemoth tricked consumers into signing up for Prime and related services, and then made it nearly impossible to cancel.

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Ben Demers
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Ben Demers manages digital content and engagement at Kiplinger, informing readers through a range of personal finance articles, e-newsletters, social media, syndicated content, and videos. He is passionate about helping people lead their best lives through sound financial behavior, particularly saving money at home and avoiding scams and identity theft. Ben graduated with an M.P.S. from Georgetown University and a B.A. from Vassar College. He joined Kiplinger in May 2017.