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  • US agency sues Sprint for alleged unauthorized charges

    The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has filed a lawsuit accusing Sprint of illegally billing mobile customers for tens of millions[m] of dollars in unauthorized third-party charges.

    Written by Grant Gross18 Dec. 14 04:40
  • US consumer agency warns of several Bitcoin risks

    Bitcoin and other virtual currencies can expose users to a number of risks, including hackers and scammers trying to take advantage of hype surrounding the technology, a U.S. consumer protection agency warned Monday.

    Written by Grant Gross12 Aug. 14 04:52
  • Senators call on FTC to investigate Target breach

    A U.S. senator has called on the Federal Trade Commission to investigate Target's security practices after the large retailer reported a data breach affecting 40 million customer credit and debit cards.

    Written by Grant Gross23 Dec. 13 19:42
  • US gov't agencies embrace collaborative software development

    U.S. government agencies have long used open-source software. Now, some agencies are embracing the collaborative development model of open-source software development and are releasing code back to the wider community.

    Written by Grant Gross23 Oct. 12 18:55