It shall be unlawful for any person to charge or attempt to charge any consumer for
any goods or services sold in a transaction effected on the Internet through a negative
option feature (as defined in the Federal Trade Commission's Telemarketing Sales Rule
in part 310 of title 16, Code of Federal Regulations), unless the person--
(1) provides text that clearly and conspicuously discloses all material terms of the
transaction before obtaining the consumer's billing information;
(2) obtains a consumer's express informed consent before charging the consumer's credit
card, debit card, bank account, or other financial account for products or services
through such transaction; and
(3) provides simple mechanisms for a consumer to stop recurring charges from being placed
on the consumer's credit card, debit card, bank account, or other financial account.
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