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Tech Support Scam

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Tech Support Scam

A reader describes her experience with a recent suspicious call. We just got a call on our home number from a man with an Indian or similar accent claiming to…

Entertainment Software Association

Consumer Basics

Entertainment Software Association

The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) is an association based in D.C. that is exclusively dedicated to serving video game companies.  The group lobbies Congress and other legislative bodies extensively in…

iYogi’s Computer Support Services

Class Action

iYogi’s Computer Support Services

August 2015: This action was voluntarily dismissed When a complaint is dismissed with prejudice, it cannot be refiled. as to the named plaintiff because the parties reached a settlement agreement,…

Are You Infected?

Consumer News

Are You Infected?

Cyber bandits hijacked more than 4 million computers in an Internet ad fraud scheme before the FBI took them down in November 2011. The massive Estonian-run botnet that had infected…

Terms of Use

Articles

Terms of Use

These terms and conditions (the “Terms”) govern your access to and use of Truth in Advertising, Inc. (TINA.org)’s website (the “Site”).  By accessing or using the Site, you are agreeing…

Smarten up about Cell Phone Fraud

Consumer News

Smarten up about Cell Phone Fraud

There are now over 6 billion cell phones in use around the world.  Just like everyone else, the con artists and fraudsters are also leveraging the rise of cell phone…

CoinTerra’s Bitcoin Mining Machine

Class Action

CoinTerra’s Bitcoin Mining Machine

May 2015: This case was administratively closed. January 2015: This action was automatically stayed after Cointerra filed for bankruptcy. April 2014: A class-action lawsuit was filed against CoinTerra, Inc. alleging…

Vapex E-Cigarette Freestarter Kit

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Vapex E-Cigarette Freestarter Kit

If e-cigarettes are your thing (and we’re not saying they should be), there are many options out there. Maybe this isn’t the best one.

“Low Cost” Internet Access Can Really Add Up

Consumer News

“Low Cost” Internet Access Can Really Add Up

There are many considerations when it comes to choosing an Internet service provider – type (cable, dial-up, DSL, or satellite), speed, price, hardware needed, reliability, and level of support. When…