Posts Tagged ‘FTC’

FTC: ISPs are Spying on You. ISPs: Deal With It.

Your internet service provider snoops on your browsing habits, records them and sells you—the product—to the highest bidder. So says the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in a new report. Are you surprised? Did you really think your ISP has your best interests at heart? This is the same company that overcharges you for a slow, unreliable service. […]

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FTC Says Scammers Stole Millions, Using Virtual Companies

Image via Wikipedia 100% Internet Credit Card Fraud Protected by Robert McMillan The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has disrupted a long-running online scam that allowed offshore fraudsters to steal millions of dollars from U.S. consumers — often by taking just pennies at a time. The scam, which had been run for about four years, according […]

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ChoicePoint fined for security breach

Image via Wikipedia Into The Breach; Protect Your Business by Managing People, Atlanta Business Chronicle reported on Monday, October 26, 2009 that ChoicePoint Inc. will pay federal regulators $275,000 for a data breach in 2008 that compromised the personal information of 13,750 people and put them at risk of identify theft, the Federal Trade Commission […]

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