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Daimler goes on the offensive, ensures its diesels are fully compliant

The parent company of Mercedes-Benz is determined to avoid witch hunts that have followed in the wake of Dieselgate.

By January 28, 2016

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Unions charge T-Mobile with shady business practices

A complaint with the FCC accuses the "Uncarrier" of adding unauthorized charges to customer bills and deceptive advertising practices.

By January 27, 2016

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Advocacy group files appeal against Facebook privacy settlement

Some parents of Facebook users are attacking a class action legal decision, arguing that minors should have explicit parental consent for their images being used in ads.

By February 13, 2014

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Google begins reporting robocar wrecks

Following demands from consumer-advocacy groups for more transparency, the tech giant launches a website devoted to its self-driving cars and will begin publishing monthly reports that include accident info.

By June 6, 2015

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Google, YouTube Kids under fire for 'inappropriate content'

Child advocacy groups say that the "family friendly" YouTube Kids app is anything but that.

By May 19, 2015

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How Electronic Arts stopped being the worst company in America

After being named the worst company in America two years in a row, current and former executives, employees and partners tell us how EA redeemed itself.

By June 2, 2015

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Airbnb, Lyft partner with new share-economy advocacy group

A new nonprofit wants to promote and protect peer-to-peer services, but says it won't lobby the government.

By July 31, 2013

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Bitcoin gains support of cryptography think tank

Coin Center, a newly created research and advocacy center, will focus on public policy issues faced by the virtual currency.

By September 22, 2014

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Zuckerberg works toward $50M political advocacy goal -- report

Facebook's chief is in the fund-raising phase of setting up an advocacy group aimed at immigration and education reform.

By March 27, 2013

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Top tech titans get thumbs-up in EFF transparency report

The advocacy group says Apple, Facebook, Google, and others have done a lot to protect users' privacy.

By May 15, 2014