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Growing Pains: Cell Phone Manufacturers and Service Providers Face Battles On All Fronts

by Matthew L. Schafer The last few months have been one giant headache for cell phone manufacturers and service providers and one giant victory for consumers.  On June 15, San Francisco passed a city ordinance requiring all cell phone retailers … Continue reading

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Privacy Policies Best Understood By College Grads, Senate Investigates

by Matthew L. Schafer On Tuesday, the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Technology held a hearing on Internet privacy.  The hearing comes at a time when online privacy is beginning to gain more attention.  In a survey released … Continue reading

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You are here: Apple tracks and stores your location (and you let them)

by Matthew L. Schafer In the midst of Apple’s iPhone 4 release, Congress is questioning whether Apple’s new privacy policy, which permits Apple to collect real-time geolocation information from users, is an infringement on consumers’ privacy rights. The controversy began … Continue reading

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