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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...

Facebook Gets Flak From Privacy Groups
2013-09-05 09:23:27

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Less than a week after Facebook announced potential new changes to their Data Use Policy and Statement of Rights and Responsibilities, privacy advocates are still crying 'foul.' Six organizations have sent a letter of complaint to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) about the proposed changes to these documents, changes which the social network was forced to make following the $20 million end to a class action lawsuit. According to...

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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