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Deceptive Website Legal Forms Result in $359 million FTC Settlement

In a recent settlement, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) made it clear that deceptive website legal forms, particularly those that support “free” offers, will not be tolerated.

According to the FTC, the deceptive marketing schemes employed by the defendants netted over $450 million in sales. The result – the FTC came down hard on the defendants, with one individual defendant giving up all the money in his bank accounts, his house, automobile, and other personal property.

The takeaways from this settlement provide clear guidelines for all Internet marketers, particularly those who with sites that use “Free” offers as a lure for upsells to provide recurring revenue, or so-called “continuity” websites.

The Marketing Schemes

The offers were for products with broad market appeal, including weight-loss pills, teeth whiteners, health supplements, work-at-home options, access to government grants, free credit reports, and penny auctions.

A key factor in the marketing scheme was…

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About Chip Cooper: Full-time practicing Internet Attorney, SaaS Attorney and Software Attorney. My posts help you Protect Your Online Business with Internet Law updates and Website Legal Forms. Follow me on Google+. Sign up for Google Hangouts notices, and download my FREE book 7 Shocking Legal Gotchas That Can Shut Down Your Online Business In a Single Day… And What to Do About It!

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