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FTC Brings Hammer Down On Trendnet Over Flawed Security Cameras
2013-09-05 12:27:59

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Last January, videos began to pop up online that were taken from what were supposed to be secure webcams. The cameras, made by Trendnet, were found to have a serious glitch, which made them quite susceptible to hacking and, following the leaks of these videos, a complaint was made to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). A settlement has been reached between the FTC and Trendnet, forcing the company to alert customers about potential...

2013-08-29 23:28:01

Lexington Law’s latest TweetChat, the second in industry history, saw a notable increase in engagement. The consumer-chosen topic “Why Have Medical Bills Ruined My Life?” resonated with a large audience. (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 Lexington Law, the nation’s premier consumer credit report repair service, hosted its second successful TweetChat. The live event, titled “Why Have Medical Bills Ruined My Life?” focused on medical debt and witnessed an 18 percent engagement increase...

2013-08-26 23:23:01

In Gager v. Dell Financial Services, an appellate court ruled that consumers can revoke their consent to receive robocalls on their cell phones. Telephone Consumer Protection Act attorney Sergei Lemberg called this a "major leap forward" in consumer protection. Stamford, CT (PRWEB) August 26, 2013 Calling it "a major leap forward in consumer protection against unwanted robocalls," TCPA attorney Sergei Lemberg (http://www.do-not-call-complaints.com) applauded the Third...

2013-08-08 23:26:40

ActiveProspect’s proven industry solution for Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) compliance now offers additional features to protect marketers from potential litigation. TrustedForm now includes Lead Fingerprinting and Real-Time Page Scanning. Austin, TX (PRWEB) August 08, 2013 New enhancements to the industry’s most comprehensive lead certification technology, TrustedForm, were announced by ActiveProspect today. The patent-pending TrustedForm solution is the only product with...

2013-07-31 23:17:46

Consumers equipped with the resources available at SharedSorrows.com are empowered to select ethical and cost-effective funeral service providers thereby avoiding heartache and hassles. El Paso, Texas (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) just released the results of their annual funeral home inspections. Of approximately 20,000 funeral homes in the U.S.A., the FTC inspected only 123 providers of which 27 (18 percent) had significant violations. Unfortunately the FTC...


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