Consumer rights

How to know if an “ecological” company is doing greenwashing

We are seeing more “green” and “all-natural” products on our shelves as consumers demand more sustainable choices. But as companies come under increased pressure to meet their environmental, social and governance (ESG) goals, how do we know if some are distorting the truth? When their enduring claims are false or exaggerated, they can be accused […]

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We hope the Aspen Group (NASDAQ: ASPU) will put their money to good use.

Just because a business isn’t making money doesn’t mean the stock will go down. For example, biotech and mineral exploration companies often lose money for years before they are successful with a new treatment or mineral discovery. But while history praises these rare successes, those that fail are often forgotten; who remembers Pets.com? So should […]

Consumer rights

Scott + Scott Lawyers LLP files

NEW YORK, Oct. 29, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Scott + Scott Attorneys at Law LLP (“Scott + Scott”), an international shareholder and consumer rights litigation firm, has filed a securities class action lawsuit against Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (“Goldman Sachs”) and Morgan Stanley (“Morgan Stanley”), alleging violations of §§20A, 10 (b) and 20 (a) of […]

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Threat that put two US-linked Waterloo region schools on hold and secure

Waterloo – A day after two Waterloo-area schools stepped up security measures amid concerns about a threat, police and a cybersecurity expert are offering more information on a troubling trend. St. Mary’s High School in Kitchener and Jacob Hespeler High School in Cambridge were each put on hold and secure mode on Thursday after an […]

Consumer services

The movement towards securities regulation spans across Canada

The securities used by financial professionals have historically been subject to minimal regulation and supervision, and the wide variety of securities, credentials and services offered can be confusing for investors and consumers of services. financial. However, momentum is building across Canada to regulate and supervise certain financial professionals and the securities they use. Ontario and […]

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Building consumer confidence is important, especially in the virtual space

Building consumer confidence is important, especially in the virtual space – Abraham Fijian Competition and Consumer Commission CEO Joel Abraham. Fijian Competition and Consumer Commission CEO Joel Abraham said the idea was not just about brand loyalty, but also improving the consumer experience by providing trust, particular in virtual space. Speaking at the workshop on […]

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Rising Business Costs, Import Price Pressures to Drive Core Inflation in Singapore, Economy News & Top Stories

SINGAPORE – Singapore’s core inflation will continue to rise over the next few quarters amid rising business costs and persistent pressure on import prices, the central bank said in its latest macroeconomic review released on Thursday. October 28. The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) noted in its biannual review that while corporate cost pressures have […]

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Fears that ticket scalping increases as laws fail to control Viagogo

Must know Customers always get ripped off with overpriced and fraudulent tickets on Viagogo Viagogo is not forthright with customers about their resale business model Advocates call for national legislation to regulate banknote scalping When Rose’s favorite childhood band, The Cat Empire, announced that they would go their separate ways in September and host a […]

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Bedford High School e-learning expanded to improve post-fight safety, district says

BEDFORD, Ohio – Students at Bedford High School will take online classes until Nov. 3 so the district can improve security following a spate of fighting, a district spokesperson said. Some of the upgrades require additional security equipment and personnel, which will take longer, said Denise Dick, spokesperson for the Bedford City School District. “High […]

Business insurance

Global Travel Insurance Market (2020 to 2030) Industry Opportunity Analysis and Forecast

DUBLIN, October 27, 2021– (COMMERCIAL THREAD)–The “Travel Insurance Market by Insurance Coverage, Distribution Channel and End User: Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2020-2030” report was added to ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The global travel insurance market size was valued at USD 15.87 billion in 2020 and is expected to reach USD 58.93 billion by 2030 with […]

Consumer rights

Scams in Ireland: six things to know when shopping for Christmas online

Consumer protection professionals have issued a warning ahead of the Christmas shopping season as many alter ego websites will catch customers. Dishonest traders show up every year, with the aim of making quick money from unsuspecting buyers, and with some people still nervous about shopping with the crowds, the CPCC has released some excellent advice […]

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Could cybersecurity be the next big medical emergency?

In the face of increasing threats, Sectra’s Chris Scarisbrick examines the cybersecurity landscape, including how cloud adoption can help the NHS and how functions like procurement are starting to think differently. The coronavirus pandemic has led many in the healthcare industry to think differently about emergency resilience. But what will be the next major emergency? […]

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AIG appoints new CFO as Lyon changes roles

American International Group Inc. on Monday appointed Shane Fitzsimons chief financial officer and announced that Mark Lyons, the current chief financial officer, will become global chief actuary and responsible for portfolio management for the insurer. In addition, AIG has announced that it is recruiting Insureon founder Ted Devine to lead the project to redesign its […]

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Etihad Credit Insurance Holds Global Event on “Business Diplomacy for International Entrepreneurship” at Expo

His Excellency Dr Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, Minister of State for Foreign Trade, delivering his opening address at Global Business Angel Week 2021 His Excellency Dr Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, Minister of State for Foreign Trade, delivering his opening address at Global Business Angel Week 2021 Audience during World Business Angel Investors Week […]

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Security, stability needed to inaugurate a new government

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) – The Libyan foreign minister said the transitional government was working to hold long-awaited elections later this year, but political and economic security and stability are needed for a peaceful transition towards a new government. Foreign Minister Najla Mangoush spoke to The Associated Press on Friday evening in the capital, Tripoli, a […]

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NEXT Insurance Announces Availability of Integrated Insurance Solution for Small Business Software Ecosystems

NEXT Insurance, the digital insurtech company that is transforming small business insurance, announced the availability of NEXT Connect, a trusted, integrated assurance solution for small business software ecosystems in the United States. As mentioned in a statement shared with Crowdfund Insider, NEXT Connect enables small businesses to “purchase coverage quickly and affordably in a way […]

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Group calls for investigation into Italian covid

ROME – Amnesty International calls for an independent parliamentary inquiry into deaths from Covid-19 in Italian nursing homes and reports of retaliation against nursing home staff who denounced the dangerous conditions there. Amnesty based its findings on interviews with 34 health workers, as well as union leaders and lawyers. A third of workers “expressed concern […]

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Min asks officials to speak to the public about the OTS program | Lucknow News

POWER FOR ALL MOU-PIYUSH -YOGI :: The Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath, seen with the Minister of Union Energy, Piyush Goel, the Minister of Energy of the UP, Shrikant Sharma and Deputy CM, Dinesh Sharma inaugurating several new projects, after signing a Memorandum of Understanding for “24×7 Power for All”, in Lucknow on […]

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How to protect yourself against online card fraud

The service is used by more than 10,000 merchants and has “tens of millions” of cardholder participants, said Sukhmani Dev, senior vice president of digital products, North America, at Mastercard. Here are some questions and answers on safe practices when shopping online: How can I protect myself otherwise? The Federal Trade Commission offers these tips: […]

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LiveWorld Launches New Digital and Social Media Solutions for Hospital Marketing | Business

CAMPBELL, Calif. And NEW YORK – (BUSINESS WIRE) – October 21, 2021– LiveWorld, Inc. (OTC Markets: LVWD), with more than 25 years of experience in healthcare, retail, and consumer digital and social media, announces new services and agency capabilities to meet the challenges of most demanding hospital marketing challenges. LiveWorld’s proven approach and expertise enables […]

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TruRating Announces New Consumer Loyalty Report to Be Released in 2021 Following Survey of Over 180,000 U.S. Consumers

ATLANTA – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – TruRating, a global technology platform specializing in consumer information for retailers and brands, released a report exploring the state of loyalty, following a survey of more than 180 000 consumers in the United States between June and July 2021. Consumer data collected through patented payment-integrated survey software has revealed a […]

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SaaS company Boxphish to provide cybersecurity training to 23,000 users

X Sign up for free to receive the latest news straight to your inbox Register now Boxphish, a northern-based SaaS company, will provide its cybersecurity awareness and training service to 23,000 other public sector users, after winning a major contract with the government. More and more public sector organizations are taking a proactive approach to […]

Business insurance

Revealed: main objective of insurer diversity initiatives

The most common goal of UK insurers’ equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) programs is to improve corporate culture, according to a survey of members of the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII). The survey of 328 CII members, carried out via social networks in August, asked the question: “What is the main objective of your company’s diversity […]

Consumer services

Capio Expands Line of Credit to Fuel Continued Record Growth

Nationally Recognized Financial Institutions Cite Focus on Stronger Consumer Relationships Posted: October 20, 2021 at 10:01 a.m. EDT|Update: 10 minutes ago ATLANTA, 20 October 2021 / PRNewswire / – Capio, one of the largest healthcare asset management companies in the country, announces the extension of its line of credit. Capio will now have up to […]

Consumer rights

Pfizer has the power to “silence” governments and “maximize profits”, consumer group says

COVID-19 vaccine maker Pfizer has been accused of hiding behind a veil of secrecy to profit from the “worst public health crisis” in more than 100 years. Key points: The company is able to change its vaccine delivery schedule (without penalty) Brazil Cannot Accept COVID Vaccine Donations From Other Countries Without Pfizer’s Consent Pfizer raised […]

Consumer finance

National Payday Loan Relief Celebrates 15 Years of Transforming Lives Through Payday Loan Consolidation

OAKLAND PARK, Florida (PRWEB) 20 October 2021 National payday loan relief celebrates 15 years since they started the Payday Loan Consolidation Program. This program has helped thousands of Americans wallow in payday loan debts regain their financial freedom. Through this program, the company assumes the responsibility of settling an outstanding payday loan on behalf of […]

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What is the Dark Web Ransomware Marketplace?

Editor’s Note: Unlock the knowledge, resources, and expert advice you need to successfully prevent ransomware attacks from impacting your organization’s operations with this free Ransomware Toolkit… The theme for Week 3 of Cyber ​​Security Awareness Month 2021 is “Explore. To live. Share. ”This is also Cyber ​​Security Career Awareness Week. The purpose of the theme […]

Consumer finance

Covid, Payday Loans Without Debit Card, Student Loan – The Issues Addressed By Biden’s Office

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has announced its firm intention to become a more aggressive maintainer for consumers. The changes in their internal politics were encouraged by the Biden administration. As the coronavirus pandemic poses more and more financial challenges to millions of Americans, lenders like Instant Сash Advance and private customers must come […]

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ICICI Prudential Mutual Fund Launches Consumer-Focused ETF

NEW DELHI : Asset management company ICICI Prudential Mutual Fund has launched an exchange traded index fund that tracks the Nifty India consumer index. The ICICI Prudential Consumption ETF, which will close underwriting on October 25, will seek to provide exposure to a diverse portfolio of companies representing domestic consumption. Kayzad Eghlim and Nishit Patel […]

Consumer rights

U.S. regulatory considerations for digital health

This final article in our four-part series examines other relevant laws that digital healthcare providers and providers should be aware of. FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION ACT (FTCA) When businesses tell consumers they’ll protect their personal information, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) can act and make sure businesses keep their promises. The FTC has taken legal action […]

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Johnson of UK pays tribute to ‘dedicated and passionate’ lawmaker Amess

Lawmakers pay tribute to his kindness, his sense of humor Attack raises security questions for lawmakers 25-year-old suspect police questionnaire LONDON, Oct. 18 (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson paid tribute on Monday to “devoted and passionate” David Amess, a veteran lawmaker stabbed to death as he met members of the public in an […]

Business insurance

Slemp Brant Saunders Insurance Agency offers comprehensive insurance for small businesses in Wytheville and Abingdon, VA

Slemp Brant Saunders insurance agency offers premium insurance plans for small businesses. This press release was originally issued by Release the thread Marion, Virginia – (Release the thread) – 10/18/2021 – Slemp Brant Saunders Insurance Agency is a well-established company that offers a wide range of insurance coverage options for families and businesses in Southwest […]

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Is Ataa Educational Company (TADAWUL: 4292) popular among initiates?

A look at the shareholders of Ataa Educational Company (TADAWUL: 4292) can tell us which group is more powerful. Large companies usually have institutions as shareholders, and we usually see insiders holding shares in smaller companies. Warren Buffett said he enjoys “a business with sustainable competitive advantages that is led by skilled, owner-oriented people.” So […]

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Lagos to launch agricultural mechanization program –

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu said the state government will soon launch a mechanization program, labeled the “Eko Agro Mechanization Program” with the purchase of 14 new tractors and ‘ancillary equipment for state farmers. Sanwo-Olu, who said this over the weekend at the grand finale of this year’s World Food Day celebration in the state, […]

Consumer rights

Being free from hunger is an ultimate fundamental right; any nation unable to guarantee that it is a failed state

It is a classic case of killing the messenger when the content of the message is obnoxious. Faced with the ignominy of being ranked behind Bangladesh, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Nepal in the 2021 World Hunger Index at 101 out of 116, the Modi government challenged the conclusions drawn by the editors of the World […]

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Ministry of Public Security releases statistics on attacks on girls online

Data released Monday by the Minister of Public Security in honor of International Day of the Girl shows that 67% of the 15,425 reported attacks against minors online were against girls and teenage girls. The statistics were provided by the Center for the Protection of Children Online (Unit 105). Some 31% complained of sexual offenses […]

Consumer finance

Court delays CFPB payday rule as industry challenge continues (1)

Payday lenders have won an offer to delay a Consumer Financial Protection Bureau rule limiting their access to customers’ bank accounts to collect payments. Payday lenders and auto title lenders do not have to comply with the CFPB rule while the Community Financial Services Association of America and a Texas-based trade group appeal a district […]

Consumer services

Rising prices help boost U.S. retail sales in September

Retail sales rise 0.7% in September Rising prices helped boost revenue Core retail sales increase 0.8%; August revised up slightly WASHINGTON, Oct. 15 (Reuters) – Retail sales in the United States unexpectedly rose in September, boosted in part by increased revenue at car dealerships due to rising motor vehicle prices, but we is concerned that […]

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Tech Giants Say Government Response to Computer Crashes ‘Unworkable’

A coalition of global tech companies has expressed concern over planned “last resort” powers that would allow the federal government to intervene to contain a cyberattack on critical infrastructure. A letter [pdf] three industry bodies, including the US-based Information Technology Industry Council and the Australian Information Industry Association, comes after a parliamentary committee recommended that […]

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The Basics of Privacy Law: California’s Genetic Information Protection Act | Hinshaw Privacy & Cyber ​​Bytes – Compliance, Best Practices & Trends Information

California Governor Newsom enacted the Genetic Information Privacy Act (GIPA) on October 6, 2021. GIPA requires direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies to comply with certain privacy and security requirements. data, such as the requirement of affirmative consumer consent regarding the collection, use, maintenance and disclosure of genetic data, and allowing consumers to access and destroy their […]

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Facebook is cracking down on its internal message boards

Facebook told employees on Tuesday it was making some of its internal online discussion groups private, in an effort to minimize leaks. Many Facebook employees join online discussion groups on Workplace, an internal bulletin board that employees use to communicate and collaborate with each other. In Tuesday’s announcement, the company said it was making certain […]

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Texas vaccine mandate ban could cause uncertainty

(Reuters) – Texas Governor Greg Abbott’s ban on COVID-19 vaccine warrants will likely be replaced by the Biden administration’s plan to require injections for workers, but dueling rules could take months to be resolved in court, creating uncertainty for employers with business in the state. The Republican governor on Monday signed an executive order prohibiting […]

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Texas bans vaccines for private employers

Related practices and jurisdictions Tuesday, October 12, 2021 On October 11, 2021, Governor Abbott issued Executive Order GA-40, declaring that no entity in Texas (including private employers and businesses) can require an individual to be vaccinated against COVID-19, including including an employee or consumer who objects to such vaccination due to (1) personal conscience, (2) […]

Consumer services

Consumer costs down after soaring oil prices – Consumers review

Shares of retailers and other consumer companies fell as soaring oil prices rekindled concerns about stagflation. Southwest Airlines shares fell after the low-cost carrier canceled hundreds of flights on Monday as a weekend meltdown sparked by bad weather in Florida and air traffic control issues lingered into the week . Goldman Sachs strategists have said […]

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Oregon FBI marks National Cyber ​​Security Awareness Month with tips for avoiding scams

PORTLAND, Ore. (KTVZ) – Each week, the FBI works to help Oregonians #BeCyberAware as part of National Cyber ​​Security Awareness Month. This week: the basics of cybersecurity. “What are the most common scams we see in Oregon? “ The most common cyber scams we see in Oregon, ranked by the number of complaints filed with […]

Consumer finance

How a state bank could challenge payday lenders

Earlier in the pandemic, West Coast states led the way in providing financial assistance to marginalized populations excluded from federal stimulus and relief plans. In Washington, Governor Jay Inslee Made $ 40 Million helping undocumented families. Oregon has implemented the Oregon Workers Relief Fund to alleviate the financial burden of the unemployed and undocumented workers. […]

Consumer finance

CFPB Overcomes Payday Loan Rule Challenge | Goodwin

On August 31, 2021, the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas issued a notice maintaining the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) rule regulating payday loans. Community Financial Services Association of America, LTD., Et al. v. CFPB, Case No.1: 18-CV-00295 (WD TX.) (Community v. CFPB). As a reminder, on November 17, 2017, […]

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Commissioner Nikki Fried Releases COVID-19 School Data Blocked by DeSantis Administration / Press Releases 2021 / Press Releases / News and Events / Home

Tallahassee, Florida. – Today, Nikki, Florida Agriculture Commissioner Fried, an independent member of the Florida Cabinet, held a virtual press conference to release and discuss the school district’s COVID-19 data that Gov. Ron DeSantis’ administration has worked to block. These data clearly show that school districts requiring masks have resulted in up to seven times […]

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Keypath Education International, Inc. (ASX: KED): is it close to breaking even?

We think now is the right time to analyze Keypath Education International, Inc. (ASX: KED) because it looks like the company is on the cusp of a huge accomplishment. Keypath Education International, Inc. designs, develops and delivers career relevant online education solutions in North America, Australia, Malaysia, UK and overseas. On June 30, 2021, the […]

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ChrysCapital acquires ResultsCX from One Equity Partners

ResultsCX, a leading customer experience partner for Fortune-100 and Fortune-500 companies globally, today announced the change of its ownership from One Equity Partners to ChrysCapital. ChrysCapital is a leading private equity advisory firm with a successful track record of investing in technology services, financial services, pharmaceuticals, and consumer services. One Equity Partners (“OEP”) is a […]

Consumer rights

Nearly half of toys sold in online marketplaces are harmful to children, report says

Nearly half of the toys sold in online marketplaces by third-party sellers are dangerously unsafe for children, the British Toy and Hobby Association (BTHA) has warned. In its latest report “Always play with the safety of children”, published Tuesday, October 5, the association found that 48% of toys currently on sale could suffocate, strangle, burn, […]

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City of Santa Monica and Rent Control Board are suing NMS Properties Corporation for violations of Ellis Law and unfair business practices

October 5, 2021 1:33 PM SANTA MONICA, Calif .– In a lawsuit filed on September 28, 2021, the Santa Monica Rent Control Board and the City of Santa Monica allege that since 2018, NMS Properties, Inc. and its affiliates have violated and continue to violate Ellis state law. and local rent control regulations, as well […]

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Inszone Insurance Services acquires Yuma Foothills Insurance

SACRAMENTO, Calif .– (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Inszone Insurance Services: A growing national provider of social insurance and personal and commercial insurance, today announced the acquisition of Yuma Foothills Insurance, located in Yuma, Arizona. Yuma Foothills Insurance has been providing insurance services to businesses and residents of Yuma, AZ and surrounding areas for over 25 years. […]

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mParticle Raises $ 150 Million Series E To Help Teams Accelerate Data Valorization

New investment, led by Permira, follows accelerated business growth and will be used to drive continued growth of its customer data infrastructure Posted: October 5, 2021 at 5:00 a.m. CDT|Update: 30 minutes ago NEW YORK, October 5, 2021 / PRNewswire / – m Particle, the leading customer data infrastructure company, today announced that it has […]

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Solve your puzzle

RUN AFTER DREAMS Sangappa’s interests also extend beyond campus. She participated in an exploratory program hosted by Goldman Sachs, received a data analyst intern position at Eightfold – a company that uses AI to give hiring and employment groups equal access to job opportunities. ‘job – and teamed up with a high school friend who […]

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Singapore Parliament to Debate “Foreign Interference” Law | Freedom of press

Singapore’s parliament is debating controversial legislation that the government says is needed to counter alleged foreign interference, but opposition parties, rights groups, social media platforms and others are worry too broad a scope. The Foreign Interference Countermeasures Act (FICA) was first tabled last month and is expected to pass as the ruling People’s Action Party […]

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China strengthens political control of internet giants

BEIJING (AP) – The ruling Communist Party is strengthening political control over China’s internet giants and exploiting their wealth to pay for its ambitions to reduce reliance on US and European technology. Anti-monopoly and data security measures that began in late 2020 have rocked the industry, which thrived for two decades with little regulation. Investor […]

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University of Michigan Police Investigate Online Shooting Threat Targeting Women on Ann Arbor Campus

DETROIT – University of Michigan police are investigating a post on a Russian-operated confession website detailing a plan to carry out an active shooting targeting women on the school’s Ann Arbor campus on the 4th October. Police said the year was not specified and the post was abolished. “On October 4, I go to the […]

Consumer rights

The government proposes to penalize discos in the event of a power cut

Representation image Hyderabad: The central government’s Energy Ministry announced the draft consumer rights rules for 2021. According to the draft, it will be imperative for DISCOMS to ensure an uninterrupted 24-hour supply of electricity in the metro and other major cities in the country. In the event of a power cut, DISCOMS will be penalized. […]

Business insurance

Insurance companies scrutinize cybersecurity controls

Over the past year, there has been a substantial shift in the already difficult cyber liability market. The changes, particularly the scrutiny of supply chain coverage and systemic losses, were precipitated by the Solarwinds incident of December 2020 in which many entities, including government and corporations, have been compromised. According to Fitch Ratings, cyber liability […]

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Recruitment agency to pay $ 3.5 million to settle EEOC lawsuit

A national recruiting agency has agreed to pay $ 3.5 million to resolve the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission systemic investigations into the hiring and placement of people assigned to its clients, said the agency announced on Friday. The EEOC said that Aerotek, based in Hanover, Md., Had failed to recruit and refused assignments, placements […]

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Shadow code from third-party libraries is a major cybersecurity risk for most web applications, with owners fearful of brand damage and lawsuits

PerimeterX published its report “Shadow Code: The Hidden Risk to Your Website” analyzing the use of third-party scripts on web applications. The report by Osterman Research noted that most websites use third-party libraries to simplify common functions such as ad tracking, payment integration, chatbots, customer reviews, social media integration. , tag management, among others. However, […]