Spotify Hit With Class Action Over Automatic Renewals

Law360, New York (December 11, 2013, 12:08 PM EST) -- Music streaming company Spotify USA Inc. allegedly charged customers for automatic renewals of their subscriptions for premium access to the online streaming service without first getting their consent, in violation of state law, according to a proposed class action removed to California federal court Friday.

Plaintiff Melissa Bleak, a Pasadena, Calif., resident who bought a Spotify premium subscription in August, claimed Spotify charged customers' credit or debit cards, or third-party accounts, for an automatic renewal or continuous service without first giving customers a chance to agree...
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