News tagged with consumer protection

US online child privacy get stricter

Toughened US regulations on online privacy for children take effect Monday, offering new protections amid the growing use of mobile apps and social networks by youngsters.

Jul 01, 2013
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Russia briefly bans YouTube 'by mistake'

Web-surfing Russians endured a brief scare Wednesday that the authorities had blocked YouTube after the video-sharing website appeared on a list of banned addresses, in what officials later called a "technical ...

Nov 21, 2012
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Eastman Kodak 1Q loss widens

(AP) -- Eastman Kodak Co. said Friday that its first-quarter loss widened on hefty charges related to its reorganization under bankruptcy protection and a drop in sales.

Apr 27, 2012
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Europeans to see roaming charges cut abroad

Europeans will pay less from July 1 to use their mobile phones in each other's countries following agreement Wednesday between the European Commission, the European Parliament and EU member states.

Mar 28, 2012
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