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Please go away: From subscription boxes to student loans, arts patronage to political donations, recurring payments are all the rage. You should be able to make those payments stop, however — and if you can't, you can get help.
Speak freely: The House has just passed a bill that will make it illegal for companies to put so-called “gag orders” in their customer contracts to prevent consumers from sharing their honest opinions with the rest of the world.
Somebody's watching: Mattel, Viacom, and Hasbro have been accused of tracking kids’ online behavior, in violation of federal law.
You are not alone: Samsung has been getting headlines for exploding smartphone batteries, but it’s not the first company — or last to deal with the issue.
Gimme more: Netflix wants the Federal Communications Commission to do something about those pesky data caps that might keep you from being the best binge-watcher you can be.