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Your Medication Prescriptions are No Secret
By: Michael

Your Medication Prescriptions are No Secret

An article in Consumer Reports tells how our medical inform...

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Don’t Smile! You’re On Candid Camera
By: Jackie

Don’t Smile! You’re On Candid Camera

Your BBB® wrote about this issue back in August of 2013, but more incidents are being reported of nanny cams, baby monitors, security cameras, and other IP cameras bei...

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Check Your Blood Pressure for Free, But What’s the Real Cost?
By: Jackie

Check Your Blood Pressure for Free, But What’s the Real Cost?

Like many of us, you may have checked your blood pressure using blood pressure machines conveniently located in pharmacies and grocery stores. Your BBB reports that in...

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Privacy Concerns with Mobile Shopping Apps
By: Jackie

Privacy Concerns with Mobile Shopping Apps

Facebook to Track Users Across the Web
By: Jackie

Facebook to Track Users Across the Web

When Facebook announced major changes to its privacy and advertising policies recently, your BBB did some research to learn what those changes mean for consumers. Face...

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Vending Machines and the Internet of Things
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By: Jackie

Vending Machines and the Internet of Things

One more “thing” to add to the Internet of Things (IoT)! What is the IoT, you ask? Well, your BBB has done some research, and this is what we found. Read More

Do You Know About Mall Tracking?
By: Jackie

Do You Know About Mall Tracking?

Your BBB brings you information about mall tracking, the practice of businesses tracking consumers’ locations, purchases, and more through their smartphones. Consumers...

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LinkedIn: Allegations By Users of Hacking E-mail Accounts
By: Tom

LinkedIn: Allegations By Users of Hacking E-mail Accounts

Your Better Business Bureau has learned of allegations of hacking are being made by some of their users of the professional social media service.  Users claim that the...

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