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2014-02-11 12:25:02

WASHINGTON, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Digital Citizens Alliance, a consumer-oriented coalition focused on educating the public and policy makers on the threats that consumers face on the Internet, put out the following statement on reports that the Department of Justice is building criminal cases against those who engage in content theft of versions of thousands of apps for Google's Android operating system. (http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130214/DC60386LOGO) From Tom...

2013-10-08 12:25:47

In Digital Citizens Alliance / Taylor Hooton Foundation Investigation, Researchers Find Dangerous Drugs on YouTube, But Also Get Fakes and Even No Shipment At All WASHINGTON, Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Large numbers of young people are succumbing to the pressure to win, using anabolic steroids and Human Growth Hormone to keep up athletically and socially with their peers. More than eight percent of males between 18-25 admit they have taken these Appearance and Performance...

2013-08-05 20:20:58

WASHINGTON, Aug. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Internet consumer watchdog organization, the Digital Citizens Alliance, is researching the availability of performance enhancing drugs (PEDs) online. Digital Citizens Alliance Executive Director Tom Galvin shared some of the organization's research in an editorial for CNN.com. Galvin made the following remarks after today's announcement that the highest paid player in baseball, Alex Rodriguez, would appeal a 211 game suspension...

2013-07-23 16:23:01

WASHINGTON, July 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an era where illegal steroid use generates public shame but also rewards with six-figure sports contracts, a new survey found that pro athletes' use of performance enhancing drugs (PEDs) is putting pressure on some young athletes to resort to using the illegal or dangerous drugs as well. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130214/DC60386LOGO) As Major League Baseball announces the suspension of former Most Valuable...

2013-02-14 08:36:50

WASHINGTON, Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Most cybercrime is carried out by a loose confederation of independent contractors who work together when necessary through online forums and "partnerkas" that allow them to pool their resources, but these online criminal networks can be foiled, according to a new report released today by the Digital Citizens Alliance. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130214/DC60386LOGO ) The Digital Citizens report sheds light on how global organized...