Congress Considers Limits on Online Marketing Companies

Members of Congress are considering legislation that would crack down on what they call the unethical, aggressive sales tactics of some Internet marketing companies. The Senate Commerce Committee unveiled the details of a six-month investigation into Internet advertising companies that Chairman John D. Rockefeller (D-W.Va.) said mislead and manipulate consumers into providing their credit card numbers, resulting in millions of dollars in profits for the companies and countless "mystery charges" for consumers.

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