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  • FTC Bars Ad Firm From Snooping Browser History
    By on December 5, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    itwbennett writes “Score 1 for online privacy. The Federal Trade Commission and online ad firm Epic Marketplace have reached a settlement that will bar Epic from using browser history sniffing technology. According to the news report, ‘The history sniffing allowed Epic to determine whether a consumer had visited more than 54,000 domains, including pages relating to fertility issues, impotence, menopause, incontinence, disability insurance, credit (more…)

  • Blackburn bidder’s firm shut down
    By on August 31, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    A Bahrain-based company run by the man behind a £300m takeover bid of Blackburn Rovers has been instructed to cease trading by Bahrain authorities.


  • Feds Bust Chinese Firm’s Hybrid Car Data Heist
    By on July 22, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    coondoggie writes “An FBI investigation has led a Michigan couple to be charged with stealing hybrid car information from GM to use in a Chinese auto outfit. A federal indictment charged Yu Qin, aka Yu Chin, 49, and his wife, Shanshan Du, aka Shannon Du, 51, of Troy, Michigan with conspiracy to possess trade secrets without authorization, unauthorized possession of trade secrets, and wire fraud. One of the individuals was also charged with obstruction (more…)

  • Coe firm on post-2012 stadium aim
    By on February 11, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    London 2012 chairman Sebastian Coe says that track and field remains the Olympic Stadium’s primary purpose after the 2012 Games.


  • Donington firm in administration
    By on November 18, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    The company which wanted to bring Formula One to Donington goes into administration after losing a contract to stage the British Grand Prix.


  • Bougherra set to miss Old Firm game
    By on October 3, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Preview followed by live coverage of Sunday’s game between Rangers and Celtic in the Scottish Premier League.