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In which I sue Amazon again

In FTC v. Amazon, the initial opinion was heavily, albeit badly, redacted. With the able assistance of Paul Alan Levy from Public Citizen, MediaPost and I have moved to unseal the opinion and the documents on which it’s based, on the ground that the public’s First Amendment interest in access to judicial proceedings outweighs whatever embarrassment the facts might cause Amazon. 18 more words

Mobile Health Apps: Much to Consider

Mobile apps are a topic of frequent discussion in the healthcare field these days. Questions include what regulatory requirements apply, are the apps trustworthy, is information kept safe and secure, and others. 1,026 more words

Compliance

Tech Support Scams Preying On The Elderly

The Problem
Hi my name is Jeremy MClendon. I recently moved to Florida from New York in search of a new career. During my job searches I came across several companies… 419 more words

You Can Run, But You Can't Hide

Do you have the phone ringing all the time with sales calls?  We do.  I contacted my Congressman, Tom McClintock, about our problem.

If you are on the donotcall.gov list you have to contact them every three months to cover all the problems. 222 more words

Personal Commentary

The 'spying billboards' that track you as you walk by

Anybody who walks or drives past new tracking billboards with a mobile phone in their pocket can be spied on without their knowledge or consent: a potential invasion of privacy that US Senator Charles E. 586 more words

Featured

How to detect scammers posing as government agents

CONSUMER FORUM

By Russ Van Arsdale, executive director Northeast CONTACT

Posted May 02, 2016, at 10:18 a.m.

It has been nearly 10 years since a phishing scam targeted Social Security recipients.

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Consumer Forum

Supreme Court Refuses To Hear POM Wonderful's Appeal In False Advertising Case

After nearly six years of legal wrangling over allegations of false advertising, the makers of POM Wonderful pomegranate beverages ran into a dead end this morning when the nation’s highest court refused to hear the company’s appeal. 279 more words