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NY Canned-wine merchant Alexis Beechen has Visa card subscription “accident.” Note: Shoplifting behind the paywall is ¡no bueno!

This would be hilarious if it wasn’t so pathetic!

This morning, I get an email from Alexis Beechen (Gmail address, no company affiliation) who said she “accidentally” subscribed to the premium Wine Executive News and wanted the subscription canceled and a refund.


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I did that. Here’s the Stripe dashboard transaction.

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But, because I have never had an “accidental” subscription, I was suspicious.


How do you “accidentally” enter ALL of your credit card info. So I dug a bit and found that Alexis Beechen was in the canned wine business.


I suppose she “accidentally” read the original article I wrote, then asked (not accidentally) for her money back. Sort of cyber-shoplifting. So I wrote her back (scroll down).


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Which brings up this link she obviously had never read: News Should Be Free – Stop This Wanting To Be Paid BS!


It’s not about the $29.99. It’s the principle. Some people still have those.


FYI, I like some wine in a can. Some of my best friends are in that business. But I can say I will never drink a drop of “Drop.”


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