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12/21/2016
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A recent policy change made by search giant Google in June has now resulted it in being branded as a ‘serial privacy violator’. Consumer Watchdog and the Privacy Rights Clearinghouse according to The Washington Post have now filed a complaint with the...
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12/21/2016
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Company insists traffic violations in San Francisco are the result of ‘human error’ by drivers who can take control if needed, but witness account contradicts this An autonomous Uber malfunctioned while in “self-driving mode” and caused a near...
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12/20/2016
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There’s a problem when breaking the law, especially in a small town like San Francisco, someone is bound to see a crime and since there is a giant Uber on the side of the car, be able to identify the event. A witness saw an Uber robot car drive through a red...
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12/20/2016
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Two consumer advocacy groups have filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission that Google deliberately deceived consumers about a change in the company's data privacy policy.   Two privacy groups have formally accused Google of deceiving customers...
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12/20/2016
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Gaffes and glitches continue to beset Uber’s tests of self-driving cars in San Francisco. Already under fire from state and city lawmakers for not getting permits, the cars are now raising an outcry from bicyclists, who say they make illegal and unsafe right...
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12/20/2016
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State Farm customers in California could soon be paying lower premiums for homeowner, condo and renter insurance but will have to wait for the outcome of a lawsuit to know whether they will also get refunds from the company. A judge ruled late Friday that State Farm...
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12/20/2016
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The complaint alleges that Google changed its policy in June to combine personal and browsing data Privacy groups have complained to the Federal Trade Commission that Google is encroaching on user privacy through a policy change in June that allows it to combine...
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12/20/2016
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Consumer Watchdog and Privacy Rights Clearing House last week asked the US Federal Trade Commission to investigate and punish Google for its privacy policy revision in June. December 20, 2016 —Two privacy groups have asked US regulators to investigate and punish...
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12/20/2016
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Federal Trade Commission to look into allegations by consumer rights group Charges that privacy policy change made "in a highly deceptive manner" Google: "We tested it on users around the world and nobody complained... And anyway it's not sharp...
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12/20/2016
Posted by Mark Reback

The US groups Consumer Watchdog and Privacy Rights Clearinghouse have filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission against Google, claiming the company acted in an unfair and deceptive way when it changed its privacy policy earlier this year.  The consumer...