Microsoft Double-Bills Xbox Live Subscribers: Suit

Law360, New York (August 3, 2011, 6:01 PM EDT) -- Microsoft Corp. was hit with a putative class action in federal court in Washington state on Friday claiming the company double-bills certain subscribers to its premium Xbox gaming service.

Named plaintiff Ryan Graves said that Microsoft's Xbox Live Gold gaming services were “governed by vague and onerous terms of use.”

While a customer's prepaid subscription to Xbox Live Gold is meant to automatically renew, if the payment method on file — a credit card, debit card or prepaid Xbox card — is no longer valid, Microsoft...
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