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Ct Attorney General Asks Apple for Meeting on Watch Privacy Questions

September 15, 2014
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Apple, Inc. has billed its new Apple Watch as “the most personal device” that it has ever created, but Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen has questions about the privacy protections that the company will implement and enforce on the device. Based on published reports, Apple Watch will have the capacity to collect, store and...

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Apple’s Introduction May Lead to the End of the Plastic Credit Card

September 6, 2014
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The date of September 9, 2014 may very well be the beginning of the end of the physical credit card. As we forecasted in June, there is a good chance Apple will announce a watch and/or phone on Tuesday that has the ability to replace your plastic credit cards. Numerous sources on Thursday reported...

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FTC Alleges T-Mobile Knowingly Crammed Bogus Charges onto Customers’ Phone Bills

July 1, 2014
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In a complaint filed today, the Federal Trade Commission is charging mobile phone service provider T-Mobile USA, Inc., with making hundreds of millions of dollars by placing charges on mobile phone bills for purported “premium” SMS subscriptions that, in many cases, were bogus charges that were never authorized by its customers. The FTC alleges...

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Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Launches Inquiry Into Mobile Financial Services

Bureau Focuses on Opportunities and Challenges for Unbanked and Underserved Consumers Today the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced it is launching an inquiry into the opportunities and challenges associated with the use of mobile financial services. As part of the inquiry, the Bureau is exploring how mobile technologies are impacting unbanked and underserved...

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