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NH Lawmakers To Try Again To Regulate Drones, Ensure Privacy

Despite a defeat last year, a pair of New Hampshire lawmakers is determined to resurrect an effort to limit the use of drones to protect residents’ privacy.

01/18/2014

(CBS)

Sen. Markey Seeks Investigation Of Google Over Privacy Concerns

U.S. Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., wants the Federal Trade Commission to investigate changes in Google’s terms of service that will allow the Internet search giant to use a user’s name, photo and product reviews in ads that it sells to businesses.

10/12/2013

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Google Privacy Changes: How Will It Affect You?

If you’re amazed — and maybe even a little alarmed — about how much Google seems to know about you, brace yourself.

03/01/2012

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AG Offers Shopping Tips During Holiday Season

The Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office has some advice for consumers on how to protect themselves during the holiday shopping season.

11/25/2011

Curious About Credit Cards & Zip Codes

I’m curious…In my local paper (the Enterprise) there was a wire-service story stating that the California Supreme Court ruled that merchants can no longer ask for the ZIP codes of customers who make purchases with credit cards because such requests violate a state consumer -protection law. (Zip codes can be used for “personal identification information” What is the status of such “usage” in Mass. The trend “seems” to be “growing ” here in Mass. – Jack, Brockton

WBZ-TV–02/23/2011

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Will You Choose The Airport Scan Full Body The New So Called “X Rated Pat Down?”

It boils down to whether you are less comfortable with strangers invading your physical privacy with their eyes or their hands.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–11/01/2010