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Indian Scammers Make Calls Offering Tech Support
2012-10-03 15:17:08

No doubt we’ve all seen the warnings – “your computer is infected with viruses, Click Here.” The wise advice is to close the pop up window or leave the website offering the advice and look to reliable virus solutions.

Dish Network Being Sued By FTC For Violating National Do Not Call Rules
2012-08-24 08:14:07

The country’s second-largest pay-TV broadcaster, Dish Network Corp, has gotten itself into hot water by violating a rule put into place to protect people from annoying telemarketers who push their product wherever they can...

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2012-07-10 12:22:06

Google and the FTC are nearing a deal to settle charges related to this specific privacy scandal where Google will pay $22.5 million, the largest fine ever issued by the FTC.

Pre-Teens May Soon Be Allowed To Join Facebook
2012-06-04 09:45:46

The under-thirteen crowd may soon be able to openly sign up for a Facebook account soon, as the social networking giant is now in the midst of developing technology that will allow the youngsters to have an account without having to lie about their age just to be connected.


Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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