The FTC alleged that the defendants failed to inform consumers that if they submitted their credit card and signed up for the "free" trial, the consumers would be automatically billed; that by submitting their credit card information, consumers were consenting to allow the defendants to bill their accounts; and that consumers would have to observe a waiting period or view additional material before they could cancel.In addition, the FTC alleged that some consumers who canceled and asked for refunds never received them; others received them only months later.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon) Senate subcommittee on Investigations Chairman Sen.Rob Portman, R-Ohio listens at left as the subcommittee's ranking member Sen.
Claire Mc Caskill, D-M., asks a question on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, June 23, 2016, during the subcommittee's hearing to review billing and customer service practices in the cable and satellite television industry.The FTC alleged that Xpics Publishing, Inc., and its principals, Mario G. Shuster, hosted a variety of adult web sites offering "free" viewing, or "free 30-day" or 90-day trials.Consumers were required to provide credit card information to verify their age. We offer free chat rooms with private messaging with no registration needed. You can set your own avatar, tell people what country your from, give your age and gender.Our website is optimized to work on desktop, tablet and mobile phones. We also have an about me section so you can give a summary about your hobbies and who you are. It may be the difference between you getting a private message.