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ZUCK F**KED: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg called to answer to Senate Judiciary Committee over election-related privacy breaches

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg was tapped on Monday to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee over allegations that his social media platform obtained private information on more than 50 million Facebook users and shared the information without the users’ consent. 513 more words


Consumer Alert: New scams targeting veterans and military families

MEMPHIS, Tenn. –The U.S. Postal Inspection Service is fighting against crooks who take advantage of the men and women who fought for us.

They’ve teamed up with the AARP for… 456 more words


Study: Millenials more vulnerable to con artists than older adults

LOS ANGELES — “It hurts a lot. It’s one of the biggest life lessons. It wasn’t easy.”

David Sigman of Los Angeles says he never thought he would fall victim to a scam. 259 more words


Nevada AG Laxalt Announces Consumer Protection Week

CARSON CITY, NV (KXNT) – On Friday, Nevada Attorney General Adam Paul Laxalt and the Bureau of Consumer Protection are joining with federal, state and local government agencies to celebrate the annual occurrence of National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW), March 4-0, 2018. 190 more words


The Ninth Circuit’s Welcome Recognition of FTC Authority to Address Welfare-Inimical Broadband Abuses

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) well-recognized expertise in assessing unfair or deceptive acts or practices can play a vital role in policing abusive broadband practices.  683 more words

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Appeals Court: FTC Can Punish Telecommunications Companies That Hurt Consumers

NEW YORK (AP) — A U.S. appeals court says the Federal Trade Commission can police telecommunications companies like AT&T — a ruling that’s important because another agency is dropping its oversight with repeal of “net neutrality” rules governing customer access to apps and websites. 114 more words


Learn How To Prevent Fraud During National Consumer Protection Week

LAS VEGAS (KXNT) – Thousands of Nevadans each year fall prey to fraudulent and deceptive business practices resulting in financial loss or lost time and energy seeking a resolution. 395 more words