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Uber Sued for Consumer Fraud and Unlawful Practices by Chicago Taxi and Limo Companies

Samsung, LG, Korean Carriers Fined For Mobile Price Fixing Scheme

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What happens when Korea’s biggest wireless carriers and Korea’s biggest phone manufacturers get caught offering bogus wireless phone deals to their customers? Well, according to the Yonhap News Agency, Korea’s Fair Trade Commission gets pissed off and slaps those companies with huge fine — 45.3 billion won ($40.2 million) —...
Samsung, LG, Korean Carriers Fined For Mobile Price Fixing Scheme

All Grown Up: Uber Actually Sits Down With D.C. Regulators, Gets a Deal

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(Photo: Wikimedia) After a series of tussles with regulators across the country, yesterday something went right for Uber. Washington, D.C.–a city where regulators have long been skeptical of the service–has passed a bill that essentially allows the service to continue operating legally. And just a couple days after the appearance of a New York...
All Grown Up: Uber Actually Sits Down With D.C. Regulators, Gets a Deal

Uber Sued By Taxi And Livery Companies In Chicago For Consumer Fraud And More

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It’s no secret that Uber’s disruptive on-demand car and taxi service is ruffling feathers amongst the taxi industry. It seems that in every city in which Uber launches, there’s legal pushback from the industry that the startup is disrupting. We’ve seen this in D.C., San Francisco, New York and Boston....
Uber Sued By Taxi And Livery Companies In Chicago For Consumer Fraud And More
Samsung, LG and others fined $40 million in Korean price-fixing scam

Chicago cabbies sue 'hip' car service Uber for pocketing 50% of driver tips

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Taxi drivers in Chicago want to run upstart car service, Uber, out of town. In a complaint filed Thursday in federal court, a coalition of cabbies accuse Uber of trademark violations and consumer fraud for keeping a portion of the drivers tips. The complaint says Uber is deceiving consumers about...
Chicago cabbies sue 'hip' car service Uber for pocketing 50% of driver tips

Consumer Fraud Center calls Amazon's efforts to squash third-party counterfeiting "hypocrisy"

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The Consumer Fraud Centre, a site that highlights the sale of counterfeit and fraudulent consumer goods has called upon Amazon to step up its anti-counterfeiting measures. According to a statement today, the Consumer Fraud Center said that grey market and counterfeit goods are rife on the retail site and that although...
Consumer Fraud Center calls Amazon's efforts to squash third-party counterfeiting "hypocrisy"

Samsung, LG and Pantech, among others, fined $40 million in Korean price fixing scam

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The truth in advertising is that there is none -- it's mostly all smoke and mirrors. But sometimes those illusory promises have real-world criminal intent behind them, like this latest ruling from the Korean government's corporate regulator. In a decision handed down earlier today, that governing body found mobile phone...
Samsung, LG and Pantech, among others, fined $40 million in Korean price fixing scam
Changes to law used to prosecute Aaron Swartz gets a cold reception in cyberspace
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