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AT&T to Pay Refunds to 2.7 Million Mobile Phone Cramming Victims

Score yet another victory for consumers, thanks to the tireless work of the Federal Trade Commission.  In a recent statement, the FTC announced that it is providing over $88 million in refunds to more than 2.7 million current and former … Continue reading

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Ugh, Canada! Our Northern Neighbor Is Aiming to Make Internet Privacy a Lot Less Private

Ars Technica reported on a developing story out of Canada this week that should worry many Internet privacy advocates.  The country’s conservative party, which took over control of their parliament this spring, seeks to broadly expand the government’s power.  The … Continue reading

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Facebook Launches Email Service, Finding Privacy Information Takes Some Digging

The folks over at everyone’s “favorite” social network, MySpace Facebook launched a new service on their site this week (as far as I can tell, it launched this weekend) called Facebook Messages.  The idea behind the service is to consolidate all … Continue reading

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