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2011-02-09 13:33:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new USA Today/Gallup poll that found most Americans are worried about privacy and viruses when using Facebook or Google confirms an earlier poll by Consumer Watchdog and underscores the need for a Do Not Track mechanism to protect consumers online, the nonpartisan, nonprofit group said today. The poll was released as Rep. Jackie Speier, D-CA, was preparing Do Not Track legislation, expected to be introduced later this week. Her bill...

2010-05-19 15:44:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Watchdog today formally launched its new Website, Inside Google, to focus attention on the company's activities and hold Google accountable for its actions. The sites' URL is http://insidegoogle.com. The nonpartisan, nonprofit public interest group is launching Inside Google to educate the public and opinion leaders about Google's dangerous dominance over the Internet, computing and consumers' online lives. Inside Google's...

2009-09-10 15:50:00

Billboard Giant Broke Contract with Consumer Watchdog After Insurance Executive Complained SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CBS Outdoor must re-install Consumer Watchdog's billboard immediately and fulfill its contractual obligation, the consumer group demanded in a letter to the billboard company sent Wednesday. The letter, from first amendment lawyer Anthony Glassman, of Glassman, Browning, Saltsman and Jacobs, Inc., explained that Consumer Watchdog would sue CBS...

2008-07-31 09:01:05

Text of report by Botswana newspaper Mmegi website on 30 July [Unattributed report: "End of Botswana deal will give Eskom's SA users a breather"] Eskom will have more power to supply local users until 2012 after it cuts back power to Botswana as part of a six-year bilateral agreement with the Botswana Power Corporation (BPC). Last year Eskom entered into a pact with the BPC, under which Eskom will reduce its energy supply to Botswana from 410 megawatts last year to 150MW by 2012. Andrew...

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