Recently on Consumerist...
Prying eyes: We took a trip to PrivacyCon recently and found out that consumers are often self-centered when it comes to protecting their data and don’t give much thought to making their friends’ info available.
Consolidation nation: Amid AT&T’s recent buying spree in the last two years, the company’s nemeses at Verizon apparently have acquisition envy, and are mulling over a purchase of a cable biggie like Comcast or Charter.
Going without: A new report says repealing the Affordable Care Act would result in millions of additional uninsured Americans and higher rates for those with insurance.
Not helpful: The owner of a recalled Samsung washing machine claims in a new lawsuit that the company purposefully failed to fix his machine in order to induce him to buy another product from the company.
One more thing...: The outgoing Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission made his final argument against his successor — whoever he or she may be — taking a sledgehammer to everything he’s accomplished in three years.