Consumers Win Some, Lose Some in Privacy Legal Tussles


The Walt Disney Company’s recent decision to purchase major assets of 21st Century Fox in a transaction valued at $52 billion underscores the huge potential for distributing information and entertainment via the Internet. The deal will allow the company to improve its direct-to-consumer offerings, Disney said when it disclosed the transaction early last month. Digital distribution through personal devices naturally creates an opportunity for providers not only to generate entertainment revenue, but also to obtain valuable data on customers.

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Stop skimmers from stealing your money

One of the more successful tools of 21st century crooks is the skimmer. Thieves attach these sneaky gadgets to steal your credit or debit card’s magnetic strip information at ATMs, gas pumps and other places where you swipe your card. The thieves use this information to make a clone of your card, and then they use the clone to drain your bank account or run up huge bills and trash your credit.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/12/05/stop-skimmers-from-stealing-your-money.html

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Joyride on a jetpack: Taking to the 'skies' over Paris

By the early 21st century, we were supposed to be living in a futuristic utopia, with robots to do our chores and flying saucers to drive us to work — if you believe in the soothsaying powers of “The Jetsons,” that is.

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