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Defunct MoviePass Deceptively Prevented Subscribers From Seeing Movies

The pitch: Subscribe to MoviePass and you could watch unlimited movies in theaters all month long. In reality, the company used deceptive practices to prevent customers from doing just that, including resetting their passwords or subjecting them to "premium" fees. Now shuttered, MoviePass and its executives this week settled multiple lawsuits from the FTC and California district attorneys over its "unlawful business practices."

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    MoviePass was even shadier than we thought

    MoviePass was even shadier than we thought

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    Vox - Alissa Wilkinson

    Remember MoviePass? Remember that brief, glorious period during which 3 million of us paid about 10 bucks a month to see whatever movies we wanted to in theaters? Remember how the service sounded like it had to be too good to be true from the start, and in the end it was? Remember how we felt like …

    MoviePass Shuts Down

    MoviePass Shuts Down

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    NPR - Vincent Acovino

    The movie ticket subscription service startup was popular with subscribers. It may have ultimately failed as a business, but some say it succeeded in disrupting the movie theater business model. ARI SHAPIRO, HOST: MoviePass is no more. The movie ticket subscription service is shutting down. But …

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