Revenge porn figure wants Google's privacy help

Irony alert: A guy who ran a website that trafficked in revenge porn and encouraged men to post unauthorized photos of exes is now asking Google to protect his privacy.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/02/26/revenge-porn-figure-wants-google-privacy-help/

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AT&T Will Fork Over $80M for Mobile Cramming


AT&T Mobility will pay $80 million for refunds to consumers who were unlawfully billed for unauthorized third-party charges in a practice known as “mobile cramming,” the Federal Trade Commission announced on Wednesday. AT&T billed customers for hundreds of millions of dollars in subscription charges — typically in increments of $9.99 per month — levied by other companies for ringtones and text messages containing love tips, horoscopes and assorted “fun facts,” the FTC alleged. Further, AT&T kept at least 35 percent of those fees.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/81172.html?rss=1

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Apple now emails users whenever their iCloud account is accessed through a Web browser

As part of its efforts to beef up iCloud security and prevent unauthorized access, Apple now by default sends users an email when someone has logged into their iCloud account through a traditional Web browser.



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FTC Goes After Amazon for Fleecing Kids


The FTC has filed suit against Amazon over billing kids for unauthorized in-app purchases that in many cases they did not know they had made. The suit accuses Amazon of violating Section 5(a) of the FTC Act, which prohibits unfair or deceptive acts or practices in or affecting commerce. The FTC is seeking a court order requiring Amazon to refund victims for the unauthorized charges, and permanently banning it from billing parents and other account holders for in-app charges without their consent.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/80721.html?rss=1

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