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Online Gambling Could Be Hit By Congressional Ban

03/26/2014, Under the U.S. Wire Act, online gambling was considered illegal. Towards the end of 2011, a Justice Department ruling essentially neutered the online gambling provisions of the Wire Act. Since the ruling several states have legalized online gambling, New...

Amazon Silk Web Browser raises privacy concerns

10/14/2011, We’ve previously mentioned that Amazon’s Silk Web Browser isn’t exactly new technology – Opera has been doing it for years now. While the latter company has gone about its business without raising any concerns, it looks like Amazon...

Banks seek to legalize autodialers calling your cellphone

09/30/2011, Back in the day, telemarketing companies and telemarketers themselves used a device known as an autodialer, which would go through number sequences and calling those numbers and playing a pre-recorded message. Basically this did the telemarketers job...

Congress Outlaws All Caller ID Spoofing, Including VoIP

04/15/2010, If you’re the type of person who likes to make prank calls, the “Truth in Caller ID Act of 2010” bill that was just passed won’t be something you’ll like. Under said bill, it will become illegal to use any caller ID service...