The Law and Business of Social Media
January 20, 2022 - Privacy

Forgot to Cancel? Pay Attention to Recent Auto-Renewal Law Changes

Who Do You Know? Contacts Access and Data Privacy Issues in Burgeoning Social Media Apps.

As subscription models have gained exponential traction, legislatures are clamoring to ensure that their auto-renewal laws keep up with novel consumer protection issues. Several states have introduced or revised their auto-renewal laws, and the Federal Trade Commission has affirmed its commitment to enforce against unlawful offers. Perhaps most notably, California—already a leader in state auto-renewal laws—has significantly amended its law, with the amendments taking effect on July 1, 2022. Other new state requirements took effect on January 1, 2022.

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