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Rise of the robots: Even though new FCC Chair Ajit Pai hates robocalls like everyone else, his history on the subject has us wondering if he’ll continue the agency’s work in curbing robocalls or give in to businesses who want to use them to sell us things.
Pay up, shut up: Despite a new federal law that makes it illegal for companies to demand that consumers sign away their right to speak honestly, a company is demanding thousands of dollars over negative Yelp reviews.
Try again: A judge has rejected a settlement in the PlayStation 3 “other OS” lawsuit, on concerns that the claims process is onerous for some customers.
At last: Volkswagen’s years-long “Dieselgate” scandal is nearing a conclusion as the carmaker has finally reached an agreement with federal regulators to fix and compensate owners of vehicles equipped with so-called defeat devices.
Sue-per mad: New York is suing Time Warner Cable for allegedly defrauding customers by advertising internet speeds it couldn't provide.