Inquiring Consumer Archive: October, 2012

Look out, Cardholder Services: The FTC is calling back

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The Federal Trade Commission says it has shut down five more companies engaged in a widespread scheme: deceptive robocalls, or automated pitches... Read more

Philly wireless service: How carriers compare

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I wrote last year about a Bellevue, Wash., company, RootMetrics, that uses both drive-testing and crowd-sourcing to put wireless carriers'... Read more

Been in a car crash? Don't miss this alert

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Counterfeiting always hurts businesses that lose sales of real goods, but often causes only trivial harm to the people who buy the fakes. If... Read more