Amazon’s Dash buttons have been found to breach consumer e-commerce rules in Germany. The push-to-order gizmos were debuted by Amazon in 2015 in an attempt by the e-commerce giant to shave fric
A report by England’s children’s commissioner has raised concerns about how kids’ data is being collected and shared across the board, in both the private and public sectors. In the
Facebook has been singled out for censure by the European Commission’s head of consumer affairs who has warned she’s running out of patience and said the company needs to make additional c
Ahead of 2017's present buying season, UK consumer rights group Which? has warned parents about the risks of giving connected toys to their children, and called for devices with known security and/or
Missouri is launching an investigation into whether Google has broken its consumer protection and antitrust laws.
Consumer group Which? is unhappy with the U.K. data protection bill and has called on the government to amend the draft legislation to allow third-party organizations to seek collective redress for d
U.S. social media giants have been warned by Europe's consumer rights commissioner that she's running out of patience with their failure to comply with the region's consumer protection standards.
Facebook, Twitter and Google are under more pressure in Europe to comply with regional rules. The latest issue they find themselves on the hook for relates to complaints pertaining to a variety of con
Facebook's data harvesting practices are facing yet another probe in Europe. This time the German federal competition authority is initiating proceedings -- rather than it being a European Member Stat
The FCC has responded to concerns that PayPal’s updated user agreement, which gives the company the right to robocall and text customers, by informing PayPal that it may be in violation of fed
<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/wine-and-gift-cards.jpg"> Daily deal providers like Groupon and LivingSocial may be violating several key aspects of consumer protec