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Feds Considering Fining Hilton Hotels For Obstruction Investigation Into Allegations It Blocks Customers’ WiFi

Company Failed to Produce Information & Documents Regarding Potential Wi-Fi Blocking at Hilton-Brand Hotels & Resorts After Consumer Complaints — The Federal Communications Commission’s Enforcement Bureau is considering fining Hilton Worldwide Holdings, Inc. $25,000 for its apparent obstruction of an investigation into whether Hilton engaged in the blocking of consumers’ Wi-Fi devices. In today’s...

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Hotel Guests Face Cyber Attacks

September 26, 2013
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Criminal hackers gravitate to some hotels because, like retail stores and restaurants, hotels do many credit card transactions at a local level, where centralized and highly sophisticated data security safeguards may be lacking. Most hotels are locally owned, though managed by big hotel chain companies. For hotel owners, it is expensive to come into...

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West Hartford Consumer Has Bone To Pick With Hilton Hotel

June 21, 2013
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West Hartford Consumer Has Bone To Pick With Hilton Hotel

For more than 30 years West Hartford resident Don Reder has been a loyal Hilton customer collecting hundreds of thousands of  Hilton reward points. This Spring Reder discovered that he was about to lose his remaining 250,000 points because he did not have any activity in his account in the previous 12 months. He...

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Ct Consumers Cautioned to Beware Travel and Timeshare Schemes

June 6, 2013
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 Selling or donating your timeshare, or hoping to land a great deal on a vacation getaway? You might be particularly vulnerable to certain scams, Connecticut  Department of Consumer Protection Commissioner William M. Rubenstein and Attorney General George Jepsen warned today.  “Connecticut is joining the Federal Trade Commission and other consumer organizations nationwide in a...

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