In 2017, big telecom lobbyists convinced Congress to eliminate broadband privacy protections that could have reined in the wireless industry’s abuse of consumer location data. Later that same year, telecom
Airline delays are getting worse. More flyers are being bumped off flights. But few lodge official complaints.
Airline travelers were a bit more likely to be delayed, and more often for longer spells, when flying around the U.S. last year, according to a government report issued Wednesday. Canceled flights were
A three-year investigation into deceptive advertising practices by the former Time Warner Cable has resulted in an $18.8-million settlement — the largest ever in a consumer protection action brought by
"Congratulations! You've just won a free, all-expenses paid trip to the Bahamas for you and a guest! All we just need is your name and credit card number and you'll be hitting the seas this summer." Sound
After lobbying to kill consumer privacy rules at the federal level, big telecom is now taking aim at individual state efforts to protect your privacy online. Last June, Maine passed a new law intended
Payday lenders are obtaining arrest warrants for thousands of borrowers, the Consumer Federation of America charged in a new study issued Tuesday “Some payday lenders are using the criminal justice system