DropBox To Pay 1.6 Million as Part of a California Auto-Renew Settlement

Alameda County District Attorney Nancy E. O’Malley announced yesterday a consumer protection settlement between DropBox and the Alameda, San Diego, San Francisco, and Sonoma Counties in California over auto-renewing of paid subscriptions. As part of this settlement and without admitting fault, DropBox has agreed to pay $1.6 million in civil penalties, $100 thousand to reimburse investigation costs, and $450,000 set aside for restitution to California residents.

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Source: Bleeping Computer