Archive for September 25th, 2012

UPDATE: 1-Percent-A-Day Ponzi Schemer Andy Bowdoin Of AdSurfDaily In Custody Of U.S. Marshals And On Way To Federal Prison

UPDATE: 1-Percent-A-Day Ponzi Schemer Andy Bowdoin Of AdSurfDaily In Custody Of U.S. Marshals And On Way To Federal Prison

Convicted AdSurfDaily Ponzi schemer Andy Bowdoin is in the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service and is listed “in transit” to a federal detention facility, according to court filings and the Federal Bureau of Prisons website. Where Bowdoin, 77, will do his time has not yet been revealed. But a criminal judgment against Bowdoin signed […]

BULLETIN: FTC Says Rent-To-Own Companies Used Software To Spy On Customers In Their Own Homes And At WiFi Spots; Agency’s Complaints Introduce Specter of Private Big Brother

BULLETIN: FTC Says Rent-To-Own Companies Used Software To Spy On Customers In Their Own Homes And At WiFi Spots; Agency's Complaints Introduce Specter of Private Big Brother

BULLETIN: In announcing deeply troubling allegations today, the FTC said that seven rent-to-own companies and a software firm spied on customers who leased computers. The customers were spied on in their own homes and at WiFi spots, the FTC alleged. Although the companies agreed to settle the FTC’s charges, the allegations alone introduce the specter […]