Banned Scanner App Back On App Store, Now Charging Instantly For ‘Free Trial’

You gotta give TinyLabs points for trying.

The company ran a scammy subscription app that was banned by Apple for a sneaky user interface that conned people into purchasing expensive subscriptions to its simple utility app: QR Code Scanner. Now, just a few days later it’s back on the App Store.

Has the leopard changed its spots?

Apparently not, because it is still charging customers immediately for access to a supposedly “free” trial. As you can see below in the application flow, tapping on the yellow “Start” button immediately kicks you into payment mode. That free trial? It’s not actually free.

Get the full story in my post at Forbes …