VentureBeat: DoNotPay now lets you share online subscriptions without divulging your password. “DoNotPay, the digital lawyer that shot to prominence for its bot that helps drivers appeal parking tickets, has launched a new product aimed at consumers. With the DoNotPay Subscription Sharing Chrome extension, anyone can share access to their online accounts — like Spotify, Netflix, Disney+ — without divulging their password.”
Motherboard: This App Automatically Cancels and Sues Robocallers. “DoNotPay, the family of consumer advocacy services meant to protect people from corporate exploitation, is launching a new app aimed at helping end our long national nightmare surrounding robocalls by giving you a burner credit card to get their contact details then giving you a chatbot lawyer to automatically sue them.” Oh, if they only had one that worked for land lines…
International Business Times: DoNotPay’s ‘Robot Lawyer’ Offers Advice On License Agreements Before You Accept The Terms. “DoNotPay, the popular robot lawyer that helps users contest parking tickets and sue people is now launching a new tool called Do Not Sign. This latest tool aims to help users better understand license agreements. DoNotPay’s monthly subscription fee of $3 already includes the nifty new tool. Do Not Sign allows users to upload, scan, copy, and paste the URLs of any kind of license agreement that they would like to check. It utilizes machine learning to identify clauses it thinks users must know about. This includes options to choose not to allow data collection.”
TechCrunch: This brilliant app waits on hold for you. “DoNotPay helps you get out of parking tickets and cancel forgotten subscriptions, and now it can call you when it’s your turn in a customer service phone queue. The app today is launching ‘Skip Waiting On Hold.’ Just type in the company you need to talk to, and DoNotPay calls for you using tricks to get a human on the line quickly. Then it calls you back and connects you to the agent so you never have to listen to that annoying hold music.” It’s not free, but $3 a month could pay for itself depending on how often you have to wait on hold.
Business Insider: The 21-year-old who built a robot lawyer to fight parking tickets has a new tool to help you automatically sue companies who get hacked. “In 2018, [Joshua] Browder took aim at Equifax after a data breach exposed the personal data the firm held on tens of millions of Americans, and his app DoNotPay was used to help file 25,000 lawsuits against the company. The British entrepreneur is now expanding into privacy and data security. On Wednesday, he announced that DoNotPay will now help users easily lock the privacy settings on their social media accounts — and help sue those companies that expose users’ data through hacks and breaches.”