News

2017

June

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  • Trump chooses democrat who backed net neutrality for FCC. Democrat Jessica Rosenworcel was chosen to return to the Federal Communications Commission, where she supported net neutrality rules and stricter media ownership limits that now may be undone under Republican leadership.
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  • Trump wants to hide your complaints about Wall Street. The U.S. Department of the Treasury formally recommended that Congress and the White House stop public access to a database that collects consumer complaints about financial companies, tracks responses, and records whether consumers end up satisfied. The Treasury…
  • La censura en manos de Google. Puede que el destino político de Theresa May, la primera ministra del Reino Unido, esté en declive, pero la presión que ejerce para que las empresas de internet vigilen lo que dicen sus usuarios sigue…
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  • La vida secreta de los adolescentes en las redes sociales. A principios de junio, la Universidad de Harvard anunció que le retiró la admisión a diez estudiantes que compartieron imágenes ofensivas dentro de una conversación grupal de Facebook que pensaron era privada. Los estudiantes publicaron…
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  • 7 ways to ready your finances for divorce. Untangling two people’s money is messy. Long before spousal or child support is awarded or your post-divorce budget is in place, you’ll need to prepare your finances for the work ahead. 1. Be wary of well-meaning advice…
  • Supreme Court ruling on printer cartridges. Last week, the Supreme Court dealt a major blow to corporations that try to use patent law as a weapon against other firms, saying that companies can only be sued for patent infringement in the…

May

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  • Alternative data and financial inclusion (Summer 2017). In this issue of Consumer Action News, we examine how alternative data may affect access to credit for consumers with limited credit options. Included are the results of a poll we conducted to gauge consumer attitudes about the use of alternative data (non-loan-related information) in lending decisions.
  • Alternative data and financial inclusion (Summer 2017). In this issue of Consumer Action News, we examine how alternative data may affect access to credit for consumers with limited credit options. Included are the results of a poll we conducted to gauge consumer attitudes about the use of alternative data (non-loan-related information) in lending decisions.
  • Alternative data and financial inclusion (Summer 2017). In this issue of Consumer Action News, we examine how alternative data may affect access to credit for consumers with limited credit options. Included are the results of a poll we conducted to gauge consumer attitudes about the use of alternative data (non-loan-related information) in lending decisions.
  • Alternative data and financial inclusion (Summer 2017). In this issue of Consumer Action News, we examine how alternative data may affect access to credit for consumers with limited credit options. Included are the results of a poll we conducted to gauge consumer attitudes about the use of alternative data (non-loan-related information) in lending decisions.
 

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