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7/10/2015
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Google’s refusal to honor U.S. citizens’ requests to remove content they’d rather have hidden is “unfair and deceptive” since the company professes to be concerned about privacy, an advocacy organization charged in a formal complaint filed...
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7/10/2015
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A spike in Los Angeles wholesale fuel prices and a negative report on West Coast gasoline inventories could spell trouble for California drivers in coming days. Pump price surveys Friday show prices in California are zooming up even as they slowly decline in the rest...
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7/10/2015
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THOUSAND PALMS, Calif. - In the coming days get ready to see a jump at the pump. "They're starting to climb that's why I'm here," said Jan Schappell of Cathedral City, who filled up at CostCo in Palm Desert. Drivers say they're frustrated...
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7/10/2015
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Consumer Watchdog based in Santa Monica -- says oil refineries are working hard to keep the state running on empty with planned outages -- and other price surging tactics. "it's profitable for the oil refineries to keep us on low inventories and take...
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7/8/2015
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A new bill introduced in the House on Wednesday would require companies to notify consumers within 30 days if hackers obtain “sensitive” information -- including photos, geolocation data and medical information. The Consumer Privacy Protection Act,...
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7/8/2015
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The failure of Google to offer users in the U.S. the same "right to be forgotten" protection available in Europe violates U.S. law on unfair and deceptive trade practices, according to the advocacy group Consumer Watchdog. The organization on Tuesday...
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7/8/2015
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Search leader Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) should offer a "right to be forgotten" policy in the U.S., just as it does in the European Union, says consumer group Consumer Watchdog in a letter filed with the Federal Trade Commission. The nonprofit consumer...
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7/8/2015
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CONSUMER WATCHDOG BITES AT GOOGLE A United States consumer rights organization, Consumer Watchdog, has filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission that tech titan Google is being “unfair and deceptive” with their privacy policies. This is taking...
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7/8/2015
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U.S. consumer rights organization, Consumer Watchdog, has lodged a complaint with the FTC that Google is being “unfair and deceptive” by not extending the sorts of individual privacy rights it now offers Europeans — under Europe’s May...
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7/8/2015
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After Europe, it might be America’s turn to enjoy the ‘right to be forgotten‘. A consumer advocacy group in the US is urging the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to investigate why Google hasn’t extended this option to users in the country....