Consumer watchdogs tear into Google's new e-mail service

...online communication, but consumer watchdogs are attacking it as a creepy invasion...Privacy Rights Clearinghouse, a watchdog group. The Gmail backlash has inspired...of unintended consequences." The watchdogs also worry that Gmail could give...

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French watchdogs take Georgia Tech Internet site

...landmark court case, French language watchdogs are pushing for a crackdown on the use...about 2 percent are in French, and the watchdog groups are trying to protect cyber sites...court to dismiss the case because the watchdog groups filed the suit without first alerting...

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As government budgets shrink, Riverkeepers become watchdogs and whistleblowers

...surface, though, Savannah Riverkeeper and its six sister groups across Georgia are also stirring up their share of mud ? as watchdogs and whistleblowers who are using the courts to challenge what they see as lax enforcement of environmental laws.One catalyst...

Business, consumer advocates push legislative issues

...issues legislators will consider this year with the broadest impact are those advocated by business organizations and consumer watchdogs.And contrary to what many people might think, the two groups aren't always on opposing sides.The best example is transportation...

Descent into violence will not solve deeper problems

...accountable. But that is the job of the government ? specifically the Department of Justice, public organizations, private watchdogs and community activists ? and it must be done peacefully. Violence cannot resolve this situation. We need citizens trained...

Partisan watchdogs show their muscle in unraveling CBS National Guard story

...organizations. That attests to the influence of these news watchdogs, who have likely fed a growing suspicion of mainstream media...issues that deserve exploration." Whether fueled by the watchdogs or simply a byproduct of these bitterly divided times, trust...

Self-driving cars getting dinged in California

...acknowledge is imperfect.John Simpson, a longtime critic of Google as privacy project director of the nonprofit Consumer Watchdog, pointed out that the company's ultimate goal is a car without a steering wheel or pedals. That would mean a person has...

MOX plan scrutinized by residents

...a cornerstone of Savannah River Site's future, nuclear watchdogs told federal officials Thursday. More than 70 people gathered...Jay. "We don't appreciate that as neighbors of SRS." Watchdogs also questioned the role of French firm COGEMA in the proposed...

SRS holes raise concern of water pollution

...pathways for pollutants to the ground water below? Some SRS watchdogs worry that might be true, despite assurances from officials...said. Dr. Beckmeyer discounted the notion, raised by some watchdogs, that contaminants could migrate down the pipes' exteriors...

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Post pacts on the Net

Government watchdogs are always looking for ways to save taxpayers money and improve government efficiency. Now they think they may have found the...