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Scam Alerts: Fake Amazon Reviews and ‘Free’ Trials

The Internet is full of fakery. Beware of free trials that become recurring items on your credit card bills and take those great reviews on Amazon and other e-commerce sites with a shaker full of salt.
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San Francisco journalist Bill Snyder writes frequently about business and technology. His work appears regularly in CIO.com and the publications of Stanford's Graduate School of Business and the Haas School of Business at the University of California at Berkeley. He welcomes your comments and suggestions.