Think Dirty app for cleaner shopping (#SXSWEco)

By: Sunday October 13, 2013 6:45 am

If you buy bath or body products, whether shampoo, lotion, or makeup, you know the stores are full of “natural” products which are anything but natural by sany sane person’s definition. Taking a chemical produced solely in a laboratory, based on petrochemicals, or even known to have toxic elements and then mixing it with botanical essences and herbal fragrances is not what most people consider natural.

Her mother’s second bout with breast cancer inspired Lily Tse to research the dangerous chemicals in many everyday body products.

 

Google Ending Privacy Breach Consumer Watchdog Targeted in FTC Complaint

By: Wednesday April 24, 2013 6:59 pm

Google apparently is ending an egregious privacy breach involving people who buy apps from its Google Play store using Google Wallet to pay. Consumer Watchdog filed a complaint to the Federal Trade Commission with a copy to California Attorney General Kamala Harris about what Google was doing. The complaint alleged that the Internet giant was violating its privacy policies and its “Buzz” consent agreement with the FTC.

The FCC’s Totally Convincing Explanation for Leaving Wireless out of Sham Net Neutrality “Compromise”

By: Tuesday December 21, 2010 6:06 pm

You see, it’s okay for the telecoms to block or throttle wireless access, because the openness of the Android operating system will magically cancel out any closedness of the spectrum. Awesome!

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