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TripAdvisor draws FTC attention after deleting reviews alleging rape and wrongful death

TripAdvisor draws FTC attention after deleting reviews alleging rape and wrongful death

1 hour ago   |   The Next Web

Dozens, if not hundreds, of cautionary tales have been removed from TripAdvisor for vague reasons, and new reports reveal the company is under scrutiny from the Federal Trade...
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This is what transparency looks like without net neutrality

3 hours ago   |   Engadget   |   9 articles

The Federal Communications Commission's proposal to dismantle net neutrality deletes the past two years of regulatory progress and essentially thrusts the internet back into...
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Uber's latest privacy scandal already capturing the attention of lawmakers

Uber's latest privacy scandal already capturing the attention of lawmakers

4 hours ago   |   The Next Web

Uber today was forced to admit it was hacked last year and paid a ransom to hackers before covering it up as a bug bounty program. Within a few hours, international legislators...
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Hiding a hack? Uber promised not to do things like that - CNET

4 hours ago   |   CNET   |   3 articles

In a settlement with the FTC, the company said it wouldn't mislead users about the security of their data.
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FTC says it is evaluating 'serious issues' raised in Uber's handling of a data breach

6 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   3 articles

WASHINGTON - The Federal Trade Commission, which investigates companies accused of being sloppy with consumer data, said it was "closely evaluating the serious issues" raised...
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FCC Chairman Reveals Full Plan to Kill Net Neutrality

7 hours ago   |   Phone Scoop   |   12 articles

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai today published a draft order that details how he intends to roll back the current net neutrality regulations. Pai said the order "would return to the...
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Uber Paid Hackers $100K to Hide Data Breach Exposing 57 Million Users

Uber Paid Hackers $100K to Hide Data Breach Exposing 57 Million Users

12 hours ago   |   ExtremeTech   |   10 articles

Uber just disclosed a hack from a year ago that it paid to conceal rather than disclose, despite legal requirements it do so.
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FTC may investigate TripAdvisor over deleted posts, but it isn't yet

23 hours ago   |   Engadget   |   2 articles

Earlier this month, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported that TripAdvisor had deleted multiple posts from users warning others about incidents of assault and rape that had...
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FTC reportedly probing TripAdvisor for deleting rape reports - CNET

23 hours ago   |   CNET   |   2 articles

Travel recommendation site found censoring reports of rape and assault from users' reviews of resorts.
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TripAdvisor is under investigation from the FTC after it reportedly removed user accounts of rape and assault

TripAdvisor is under investigation from the FTC after it reportedly removed user accounts of rape and assault

1 day ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

The FTC is investigating TripAdvisor after the website reportedly removed user accounts of rape and assault. TripAdvisor has since introduced a measure that allows a committee...
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Deal: Nokia Steel smartwatch on sale for just €78 on Black Friday

Deal: Nokia Steel smartwatch on sale for just €78 on Black Friday

Nokia has just announced it will run a Black Friday sale on its health devices on November 23. The offer includes discounts up to 50% on exactly eight health devices that will... Read more ...

Nest Black Friday deals: $50 off thermostat, $60 off indoor camera, and more...

Nest Black Friday deals: $50 off thermostat, $60 off indoor camera, and more amazing sales

Amazon is holding a 10-day Black Friday extravaganza, with bargains on its own devices and other goodies, including devices from Nest.The latest Nest Learning Thermostat, which... Read more ...

Roku Black Friday sale includes 30-per cent price cut on Streaming Stick+

Roku Black Friday sale includes 30-per cent price cut on Streaming Stick+

Roku is getting in on Amazon's Black Friday bonanza.The maker of set-top boxes and streaming media devices has discounted a bunch of its devices on Amazon. The deals last all... Read more ...

This 5GB data SIM only deal for £6.50 per month is the best of Black Friday...

This 5GB data SIM only deal for £6.50 per month is the best of Black Friday so far

TechRadar has teamed up with Mobile Phones Direct to give TechRadar readers what is probably the best SIM only deal of the year for Black Friday. This exclusive deal gets you... Read more ...

Nest thermostats, cameras, and more are now down to Black Friday prices

Nest thermostats, cameras, and more are now down to Black Friday prices

This is the best deal you'll find on Nest products right now! Is this deal for me? If you're tired of the crazy weather patterns and walking into a house that is the wrong... Read more ...

The FCC's Proposal To Nuke Net Neutrality

The FCC's Proposal To Nuke Net Neutrality

The Federal Communications Commission released its proposal to end Obama-era net neutrality protections the day before Thanksgiving, with plans to vote on December 14. Read more ...

The Galaxy S9 will reportedly be a more iterative update and could show up...

The Galaxy S9 will reportedly be a more iterative update and could show up at CES

All the major smartphones of 2017 are out in the world, but it's never to early to start thinking about next year's flagships. Samsung is reportedly starting earlier than ever... Read more ...

Bluetooth quick pairing feature in the works for Windows 10

Bluetooth quick pairing feature in the works for Windows 10

Microsoft appears to be working on a way to quickly pair Bluetooth devices to your Windows 10 PC. As first spotted by Thurrott , the initial bits of a thus-far undocumented... Read more ...

Ajit Pai and the FCC want it to be legal for Comcast to block BitTorrent

Ajit Pai and the FCC want it to be legal for Comcast to block BitTorrent

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai released his proposal to kill net neutrality today, and while there's a lot to be unhappy with, it's hard not to be taken with the brazenness of his... Read more ...

Games with Gold December 2017 list: Warhammer and more

Games with Gold December 2017 list: Warhammer and more

It's that time of the month: Microsoft has unveiled its Games with Gold list for December 2017, revealing to subscribers the titles they get for free with their Xbox Live Gold... Read more ...