Inquiring Consumer Archive: December, 2010

Fed plan could cap key debit-card fee at 12 cents

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Consumers who use debit cards - that is, most of us - surely understand that the system isn't free, but we also don't pay much attention to... Read more

Top 10 most-griped-about businesses

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Report: Verizon iPhone deal may shut out T-Mobile, Sprint

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A report from Kaufman Bros.' analyst Shaw Wu says Apple "got the terms it wanted from Verizon" in negotiations to introduce a Verizon... Read more

FTC: Give Web users a 'do not track' option

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Some days are too busy to keep up, and this has been one. But today's announcement that the Federal Trade Commission staff wants to implement... Read more