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Ashlee Kieler / Consumerist:
FTC fines 4 linked data brokers that sold personal info to scammers: LeapLab, Leads, John Ayers get $5.7M suspended fine, SiteSearch gets $4.1M unsuspended fine   —  Data Broker Must Pay $4.1M For Selling Sensitive Information To Scammers  —  Data brokers are companies that collect …
Feb 19, 2016, 7:45 AMIn context
Kate Cox / Consumerist:
Two quarters after reclassification of broadband as a utility, financials and forecasts show ISPs continued investment, contrary to what they predicted   —  Did Net Neutrality Kill Broadband Investment Like Comcast, AT&T, Verizon Said It Would?  —  Last year, when the FCC was preparing …
Feb 10, 2016, 1:55 AMIn context
Ashlee Kieler / Consumerist:
American Airlines Launches Real-Time Baggage Tracking Service For Travelers   —  After a long day of traveling the last thing you want to deal with is lost baggage, but, unfortunately, that's a very real situation for millions of consumers: over the last five years, the Transportation Security …
Oct 1, 2015, 7:45 AMIn context
Kate Cox / Consumerist:
Ten ISPs Sign On With FCC Fund, Will Expand Rural Broadband To Over 7M Customers In 45 States   —  The FCC's map of 25 Mbps broadband deployment as of January, 2015.  Yellow areas are served; blue are unserved.  —  While those of us who live in or near the country's medium and large cities …
Aug 28, 2015, 10:40 PMIn context
Ashlee Kieler / Consumerist:
NHTSA opens probe into infotainment system supplier Harman Kardon following Chrysler hack; 2.8M cars from multiple manufacturers may be vulnerable   —  Regulators Investigating Harman Kardon After Remote Hack Of Jeep  —  This vehicle was not hacked.  (FastFords)
Aug 4, 2015, 9:15 AMIn context
Chris Morran / Consumerist:
Netflix announces LG, Sony and Roku TV sets will carry its recommended badge   —  Netflix Announces First Slate Of “Recommended” TVs  —  At International CES in January, Netflix revealed that it was going to begin evaluating web-connected TV sets to determine which ones were the best for accessing Netflix's videos.
Apr 7, 2015, 10:15 PMIn context
Chris Morran / Consumerist:
Yelp Sues Websites Promising “All Positive Reviews” For Businesses   —  While Yelp may be within its legal rights to re-order and filter its user-submitted reviews, the company is taking legal action against the operator of multiple websites promising “all positive reviews for your business.”
Feb 20, 2015, 6:30 PMIn context
Chris Morran / Consumerist:
Comcast Sued By Customer Who Says Cable Company Had Him Fired From Job   —  Last week, we brought you the story of former Comcast customer Conal O'Rourke, who lost his job at renowned accounting firm PriceWaterhouseCoopers after someone from Comcast called his employer with details …
Oct 20, 2014, 1:30 PMIn context
Ashlee Kieler / Consumerist:
P.F. Chang's Security Breach Involved 33 Locations, Goes Back To As Early As October 2013   —  Consumers' worried their credit card information was compromised during a security breach at P.F. Chang's China Bistro earlier this summer now have more details.  Investigators have determined …
Aug 4, 2014, 3:25 PMIn context
Chris Morran / Consumerist:
Comcast Memo: Rep From “Painful” Retention Call Was Doing “What We Trained Him To Do”   —  A week after the posting of the neediest customer-retention call in Comcast history, the fallout continues, with the company's Chief Operating Officer telling Comcast employees in a memo leaked to Consumerist …
Jul 22, 2014, 6:05 PMIn context

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