A 2011 consent decree with the FTC might be an existential threat to Facebook, which doesn’t give a damn about protecting personal data but cares a lot about money.
Hensarling lies about the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on NPR
Jeb Hensarling wants to go back to the bad old days of unregulated banks and insurance companies that gave us the Great Recession.
The Tech Curmudgeon – iMacs “Assembled in USA? Don’t make me ROTFLMAO….
Some iMacs are now apparently “Assembled in USA.” The Tech Curmudgeon doesn’t think that phrase means what you think it means….
“Data Shadows” and online privacy
By Sunfell I learned a new word yesterday: “Data Shadow”. It’s the footprint your activity data makes on the infosphere- your credit, cell phone and banking records, and your tracks on the […]
FTC suit against Whole Foods/Wild Oats merger is like a bad pro wrestling angle
Good to see the Feds finally cracking some greedhead skulls by sacking up and opposing an anti-consumer megamerger. Ummm, wait a sec… FTC wants to stop Wild Oats/Whole Foods deal New Mexico […]