Carbonite Illegally Auto-Renews Data Protection, Suit Says

Law360, Los Angeles (April 20, 2017, 7:03 PM EDT) -- Carbonite Inc. was slapped with a putative class action in California federal court claiming the cloud and data protection provider automatically renews and charges for annual subscriptions without providing consumers with clear and conspicuous notice that includes information on how to cancel the service.

Kyle Johnson’s complaint says the plaintiff purchased a subscription plan from Carbonite online and when he did so there was no information about the company’s automatic renewal terms on the pages where he made his purchase. He also didn’t receive any acknowledgment...
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Case Title

Johnson v. Carbonite, Inc.


Case Number

2:17-cv-00807

Court

California Eastern

Nature of Suit

190(Contract: Other)

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District Judge Morrison C. England, Jr

Date Filed

April 17, 2017

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