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...

Taxpayer funding for work at Deal's private home criticized

...leading to Gov. Nathan Deal's personal home in Habersham Coun ty, a decision that has brought criticism from government watchdogs.The idea came from State Patrol Commissioner Col. Mark McDonough, reported WAGA-TV, the Atlanta station that first...

MOX structural welds not up to code, report says

...weld size of a quarter-inch.The finding was determined to be a Level 4 violation, the lowest NRC can give. But industry watchdogs believe the inspection provides another indication that a large amount of "rework" needs to be done for the facility that's...

Ethics group gives D-minus to Georgia

...enforcement of those laws a B-plus or an A-minus."William Perry, the director of the newly launched Georgia Ethics Watchdogs advocacy group, said the grade is too high.He said the report is "giving our legislators, governor and attorney general...

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...

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...

Of Mutual Interest: Passive mutual funds can be active corporate watchdogs

NEW YORK - Vanguard's Glenn Booraem talks about the index-fund giant's new approach to governance.

Trade slowdown points to world recession risk, watchdog says

Global trade slowdown points to world recession danger, watchdog group warns.