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2019

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  • Give the FTC some teeth to guard our privacy. You might think that after the Federal Trade Commission levied a $5 billion fine against Facebook for privacy violations relating to Cambridge Analytica, the agency has great power to protect our privacy on the internet. But
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  • This Social Security scam is just evil. “Evil” is all I can think of to describe the people behind the Social Security scam. It’s especially heinous when you consider that many of the victims are retirees on fixed
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  • Safe deposit boxes aren’t safe. There are an estimated 25 million safe deposit boxes in America, and they operate in a legal gray zone within the highly regulated banking industry. There are no federal laws governing the boxes; no rules require
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  • FTC advises consumers on claiming personal liability triggered by Equifax data breach (Chinese). (本報訊)聯盟貿易委員會(FTC)消費者隱私部律師康納(Jacqueline Connor)30日在少數族裔媒體服務機構(Ethnic Media Services)項目主任克羅絲(Sandy Close)的主持下召開少數族裔媒體電話會,就消費者如何在引起多方關注的Equifax個資洩漏案中索賠進行說明。她說為了避免上當受騙,消費者應當盡量使用由貿易委員會提供的官方索賠網站(Ftc.gov/equifax)。
  • Advanced use of A.I. in healthcare raises privacy concerns. There is widespread effort to build technology that can automatically diagnose or predict illness and disease, from diabetic blindness to meningitis to cancer. In academia and industry, particularly at companies like Google and DeepMind, researchers

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