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FTC Starts Drafting Antitrust Case Against Google

Federal Trade Commission has been after Google for quite a while. The agency is focused on the allegations that Google is using its influence in the online search arena to push forth its other products and services which harms other competitors in the market. Google has been reluctant in giving any concessions on that front and now, FTC has started…
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Scareware Ring Told To Cough Up $163 Million

Digital security has become a critically important matter for most PC users around the globe. Given the sheer number of malware and other hacking tools used, it is pertinent that the computers be guarded against nefarious intrusions. However, a woman named Kristy Ross, decided to cash on this sentiment by selling a fake security software, for which…
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Rent-to-Own Laptops Secretly Capture Users’ Private Lives: FTC

What would be your reaction if you find out that your laptop is secretly capturing your private life, even of your sexual encounters, and sending those to some remote servers? That would be the worse nightmare ever. But, that might have already occurred in your life. On September 25, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced it had reached to a…
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Twitter Officially Supports ‘Do Not Track’

Twitter has officially supported Do Not Track option which is promoted by The United States Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and Mozilla. Do Not Track (DNT) is a privacy preference that users can set in their web browsers. It request websites visited by DNT enabled users not to track them over the web. By officially supporting DNT, Twitter has…
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