Archive | December, 2013

Google’s Social Network Is Playground For Online Predators, Explicit Sexual Content, Tech Whistleblower Finds; Consumer Watchdog Says Google Must Police Google+

18. December 2013

Google’s Social Network Is Playground For Online Predators, Explicit Sexual Content, Tech Whistleblower Finds; Consumer Watchdog Says Google Must Police Google+

SANTA MONICA, CA — Google has allowed its social network to become a virtual playground for online predators and explicit sexual content, a seven-month study by a tech industry whistleblower has found, and Consumer Watchdog today called on the Internet giant “to take immediate action to police and clean up your social network, Google+.”

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Consumer Watchdog Calls On NASA To Evict Google Executives’ Planes After Inspector General Finds Improper Fuel Deal Netted Savings Up To $5.3 Million

11. December 2013

Consumer Watchdog Calls On NASA To Evict Google Executives’ Planes After Inspector General Finds Improper Fuel Deal Netted Savings Up To $5.3 Million

SANTA MONICA, CA – Consumer Watchdog today called on NASA to evict a fleet of planes owned by Google’s billionaire top executives from Ames Research Center after an audit by the agency’s Inspector General found they received an unwarranted discount worth up to $5.3 million on jet fuel purchased from the government.

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Consumer Watchdog Complains To FTC About Deception In Google Shopping Results

4. December 2013

Consumer Watchdog Complains To FTC About Deception In Google Shopping Results

WASHINGTON, DC – Consumer Watchdog has filed a formal complaint with the Federal Trade Commission about the deceptive and unfair way Google displays results from its comparison shopping engine, Google Shopping, in its search results, the nonprofit public interest group said today.

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