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FTC: Fake Discount Clubs Took $42M From People Who Never Signed Up

Discount clubs that give you savings on stuff you might want could be convenient, if you’re into that kind of thing. But not so much if you’ve never signed up for the service in the first place — and end up getting charged for it nonetheless. 218 more words

Crime & Fraud

Pressured By Government, Uber Agrees To Protect Rider Data

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DETROIT (CBSMiami/AP) — Ride-sharing service Uber is now agreeing to protect rider’s information in order to settle a complaint from the federal government that it was deceiving customers. 562 more words

News

Uber agrees to 20 years of privacy audits to settle FTC data mishandling probe

The legacy of Travis Kalanick’s fast and loose management style at Uber continues to serve up fresh embarrassments for the embattled, still CEO-less company. 1,225 more words

TC

Uber Settles Federal Allegations It Deceived Customers About Privacy & Data Security

Uber has reached a deal with the Federal Trade Commission to settle the government’s investigation into the ride-hailing service’s allegedly questionable privacy practices. 966 more words

Telecom & Technology

When is a VPN not private? When you're not paying for it

One of the world’s most popular virtual private networks (VPN) is not so private, according to a complaint filed earlier this week with the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC). 867 more words

Privacy

Stick with Security - Part 1

When it comes to data security, what’s reasonable will depend on the size and nature of your business and the kind of data you deal with. 1,258 more words

Business Law