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Attorney General of California announces lawsuit against Amazon for anti-competitive practices

California Attorney General Rob Bonta has announced a lawsuit against Amazon, alleging that the company is causing increased prices across California with anticompetitive practices, in violation of California’s Unfair Competition Law and Cartwright Act. Reportedly, Amazon prevents online retailers from competing by requiring them to enter into restrictive agreements penalizing them if they offer lower

Cybersecurity expert on Waterloo doxxing case: More legal action likely

A recent doxxing case that resulted in Waterloo-based TextNow Inc. being ordered to name two of its subscribers accused of terrorizing employees of game company Bungie Inc. could result in further civil or criminal action being launched against the pair, says cybersecurity lawyer Imran Ahmad. Cybersecurity vendor Fortinet defines doxxing as a “form of cyberbullying

FTC charges Twitter with using account security data to sell targeted ads

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is acting against Twitter for deceptively using information gathered to ensure user account security for targeted advertising. Under the proposed order, Twitter must pay a US$150 million penalty and is banned from profiting from the deceptively collected data. In addition, it must satisfy a number of other conditions. According […]

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