Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Magazine Publisher Rodale Settles Michigan Privacy Lawsuit

When you subscribe to a magazine, you do so because you enjoy the content or want to receive information on a given topic. You wouldn't expect that you are putting your name out there to third-party advertisers. But if you get magazines from Rodale Inc., your privacy may have been compromised.

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Fatal Crash with Tesla Autopilot Draws National Scrutiny

The push to get autonomous vehicles like the Tesla Model S on the road, is that they are safer because they remove the chance for human error. But a recent fatal crash involving Tesla’s autopilot technology has drawn the attention of federal regulators, and could slow down the march toward driverless vehicles.

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Update: MI Supreme Court Says No to Pandora Privacy

Is it a violation of Michigan consumer protection laws for a music sharing app like Pandora to share your music preferences without your knowledge? The Supreme Court says no. Its decision raises the question of who the company's customers really are.

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Volkswagen Takes Steps to Settle Diesel Emissions Fraud Claims

Last year, Volkswagen admitted it had cheated on diesel emissions tests in Europe and the US. Now the auto maker has entered into a provisional agreement with the US government and auto owners' attorneys to pay up to $14.7 billion in a first step to settle claims worldwide.