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General News Archive - September 26, 2012

FTC Says No To RTO Companies Snooping On Customers

Seven rent-to-own companies have been called out by the Federal Trade Commission for using a piece of software called PC Rental Agent to protect their rental desktops and laptops.

Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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