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2019

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  • Would you let the police search your phone?. Studies show that it takes much less pressure than it seems to secure people’s acquiescence. Police often don’t need to use weapons to get people to accede to their requests; they

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  • FTC considering oversight of Facebook’s Zuckerberg. Federal regulators are reportedly considering seeking some kind of oversight of Mark Zuckerberg’s leadership of Facebook over the social network giant’s mishandling of users’ personal information. Discussions between Facebook and
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  • Debt collectors may soon text, email consumers. Debt collecting is an age-old business but it may soon receive a 21st-century revamp when the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, an agency created in the wake of the financial crisis to protect consumers, proposes new
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  • Why you can no longer get lost in the crowd. Lawmakers and industry leaders are missing the big picture. They are stuck on traditional concepts like “transparency,” “consent” and “secrecy,” which leads to proposals that reinforce broken mechanisms like
  • Uber vs. Lyft: Which ride-hailing app is better. While both services look identical, there are major differences. Uber is richer in features and available in more cities. Yet Lyft is more transparent in its receipts about the details of a trip, which can
  • Could debt collectors send you texts, emails?. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will unveil debt collection rules in a few weeks, the agency’s director said potentially unleashing a battle over the industry’s tactics and consumers’ rights. The
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  • Opinion: Privacy is too big to understand. At its heart, privacy is about how that data is used to take away our control. Today, our control is chipped away in ways large and small. It may be as innocuous as using your
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  • Streaming TV has become a pricey, complicated mess. There is no real debate about the outcome: The dreams of cord cutters are largely unfulfilled. A transition that some hoped would provide more choice, lower prices and more simplicity instead has delivered frustrating levels
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