In this increasingly connected world, cafes, airports, hotels and even subway lines offer readily available public internet. While public WiFi is incredibly convenient, it isn't exactly safe when it comes to protecting your privacy and personal data.
Consumer Fraud Forum Blog
Electronics maker Vizio has agreed to pay $2.2 million to settle complaints that it monitored consumers’ TV viewing habits without their knowledge or consent.
With more and more people forgoing landlines and living cellphone-centered lives, federal officials believe consumers could have a new long-term privacy issue on their hands.
No matter what you’re into, there’s an app for that. But just because you can download one with a couple of quick taps of your finger, doesn’t necessarily mean that you should.
The Federal Communications Commission voted yesterday to adopt new privacy rules to protect broadband consumer privacy. The rules, which have been in the making for months, limit how much user data internet service providers can sell, share and trade and gives consumers more control over the uses of their...
Earlier this month, federal regulators proposed a new set of privacy rules for Internet service providers that would significantly limit the ability of companies like Comcast and Verizon to share data about their customers’ online activities with advertisers without permission. It would curb their ability...