AOL Dodges Senior Dial-Up Payments Suit

Law360, New York (December 9, 2013, 6:43 PM EST) -- A California federal judge on Monday dismissed a proposed class action accusing AOL Inc. of improperly continuing to charge customers for its dial-up Internet service after they had switched to broadband, after AOL uncovered evidence the plaintiff knew about the charges, the company’s attorney said.

Plaintiff Harvey Dunn said in an October complaint that he signed up for AOL more than 10 years ago, and paid for AOL dial-up access to the Internet, as well as for AOL content and email. After AOL changed its policies...
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