News tagged with watchdog group

Critics take aim at Expedia-Orbitz tie-up

A consumer group and hotel industry association are raising objections to the planned merger of online travel bookers Expedia and Orbitz, claiming the deal would lead to a powerful duopoly.

dateAug 10, 2015 in Business
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Google flirts with 'creepy line'

Google is flirting with what Chairman Eric Schmidt once called "the creepy line." At its recent developer conference, the Mountain View, Calif., search giant showcased a number of new personalized technologies that many consumers ...

dateMay 30, 2013 in Internet
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Cyberattack suspect to be sent home to Netherlands

A Dutch citizen arrested in Spain on suspicion of launching what authorities have called the biggest cyberattack in Internet history is expected to be handed over to the Netherlands within 10 days, a Spanish court official ...

dateApr 29, 2013 in Internet
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Cyberattack suspect had bunker in Spain (Update)

A Dutch citizen arrested in northeast Spain on suspicion of launching what is described as the biggest cyberattack in Internet history operated from a bunker and had a van capable of hacking into networks anywhere in the ...

dateApr 28, 2013 in Other
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Dutch cyberattack suspect arrested in Spain (Update)

A Dutch citizen has been arrested in Spain in connection with what experts described as the biggest cyberattack in the history of the Internet, one launched against an anti-spam watchdog group last month, prosecutors announced ...

dateApr 26, 2013 in Internet
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