PeoplePC Settles Deceptive Marketing Charges

New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo says a subsidiary of Earthlink Inc. has agreed to end what he calls deceptive marketing practices that led to overcharges of customers using dial-up Internet service. PeoplePC -- with about 1.6 million subscribers nationwide -- agreed to detail more clearly the cost of its dial-up Internet service and provide refunds to customers who were billed for what Cuomo says were undisclosed charges.

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