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2015-04-15 20:20:41

Press conference April 16, Noon, State Capitol Room 317 SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Assembly Bill 886 (Chau) will protect the personal information and credit

2015-03-03 08:46:06

Letter To President Pledges To Work With Administration, Congress To Craft Strong Bill SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Watchdog today joined 13 other

2014-08-06 08:41:33

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug.

2014-02-20 08:37:15

New guide explains how payroll cards work, options for accessing wages and how to limit or avoid fees SAN FRANCISCO, Feb.

2011-04-13 07:11:13

An online privacy 'Bill of Rights' was introduced Tuesday by US Senators John Kerry and John McCain that looks to bring balance between protecting personal information on the Web and the needs of businesses to conduct e-commerce.

2011-03-09 12:00:00

WirelessED campaign to empower consumers on understanding the wide range of choices in wireless products and services; Program to tap into network of over 8,000 Community-Based Organizations SAN FRANCISCO, March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Action, a national nonprofit education and advocacy organization, today announced a national program to educate hundreds of thousands of consumers on how best to navigate the evolving world of wireless devices and services.

2010-06-07 08:24:00

House Subcommittee Urged to Expand Definition of "Sensitive Information," Incorporate "Fair Information Practices," and Require "Opt-in" Procedures for Data Collection WASHINGTON, June 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to a discussion draft of a new privacy bill currently under consideration by the House Subcommittee on Communications, Technology and the Internet, ten leading privacy and consumer organizations today called for much stronger provisions to protect consumer privacy both...

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.