False Advertising

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Name: False Advertising
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Brazilian farmers: biotech companies using deceptive advertising

Brazilian farmers in the Mato Grosso region of the country noticed in March of this year their genetically-modified corn crops were less resistant to destructive caterpillars, resulting in farms having to use additional pesticides to control the pest ... [Published Digital Journal - 4 hours ago]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Gearbox Fights Back In Aliens Lawsuit

There is an update in the lawsuit over the false advertising claims made against Gearbox.In the motion for partial summary judgment, filed with the Northern District of California court on Wednesday, attorneys for the developer argue that Gearbox shouldn't ... [Published Hard OCP - Aug 01 2014]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Second Circuit issues decisions on Lanham Act false advertising case

Decisions Holds That Presumptions of Consumer Confusion and Competitive Injury Arise in False Advertising CasesOn July 29, 2014, the Second Circuit decided a Lanham Act false advertising case that clarified the circuit’s jurisprudence on demonstrating ... [Published Lexology - 21 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

The Top 5 Consumer Complaints

Dealing with car issues, whether it’s a leasing dispute, faulty repair job or false sales ad, really irks consumers.In fact, dealing with vehicle issues has been the top consumer complaint for two years in a row, according to a new report from the Consumer ... [Published Yahoo! Finance - 22 hours ago]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 2 reports

Honda asking used-car buyers to sign liability document [w/poll]

When it comes to informing the car-buying public about potential safety hazards on used vehicles, there are two emerging schools of thought among used-car dealers.In one camp: those who disclose as little as possible. Used-car giant CarMax[1] leaves it ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

9 Horrific Game Launches

DRM issues, poor performance, and crashing serversIf you’re like us, you like the Internet, but there are unfortunately downsides to the service. It seems that over the years, developers have been releasing unfinished buggy games, hoping to just patch ... [Published Maximum PC - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Woman claims she paid more for coins than they were worth

A woman has filed suit against a company, alleging it engaged in false advertising when it sold her coins at a price higher than what they were worth.Ruth L. Thomas filed suit July 17 in the Jefferson County District Court against American Eagle Reserve ... [Published The Southeast Texas Record - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Nation's Top Ten Consumer Complaints

- Do-not-call violations and other telemarketing abuses were the fastest-growing complaints in 2013, according to the latest report from the annual survey of state and local consumer protection agencies conducted by Consumer Federation of America (CFA) ... [Published YubaNet - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

"Official ticket site," in a pig's eye

News Ticker FTC nails local company for online deception By Don Bauder, The Federal Trade Commission and the State of Connecticut have fined three online ticket resellers $1.4 million for deceptive advertising. One of the companies, SecureBoxOffice, is ... [Published San Diego Reader - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

You are Either a Liar or Enjoy False Advertising

i answered your personal because you said and i quote YOU: non-smoker, man of action, easy-going.Ok i am two of those. Apparently 3 out of 3 is impossible because you vocally complained about having to buy scalped Crue tickets (man of action) because ... [Published Portland Mercury - Jul 30 2014]
Entities: False Advertising
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Second Circuit Offers More 'Clarity' in False Advertising Case

A district court's award of treble damages and legal fees against a dietary supplement maker that falsely advertised the chemical composition of its product was upheld Tuesday by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. ... [Published Law.com - Newswire - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Report finds ‘greenwashing’ covers false advertising

“Going green” can be a confusing process, especially when it comes to choosing an energy source. Biomass power has become known as an environmentally friendly fuel, sold by many power plants around the country, but one organization took a closer look ... [Published Daily Progress - Jul 29 2014]

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The Chongqing center explains its views on homosexuality on its website: "Any type of homosexuality is not really homosexuality. It's just a wrong way of sexual release. They just need to be guided."
The study, "Brazil: Pest resistance to Bt maize 1507 in third year of cultivation" submitted by Testbiotech, of Munich, Germany on July 23, 2014 describes the withdrawal of Bt maize 1507 from Puerto Rico in 2008 when it was discovered...
"I think I will win the case with sufficient evidence. Homosexuality is not a mental disorder at all; so all alleged treatments are cheating" he said

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Activists in China sue over electric shock ther... [Published World News Australia - 3 hours ago]
Brazilian farmers: biotech companies using dece... [Published Digital Journal - 4 hours ago]
Gay activists in China sue over electric shock ... [Published Helsinki Times - 13 hours ago]
Washington Insider: When FDA overstates its case [Published Medical Marketing And Media - 16 hours ago]
The Transparent Airfares Act of 2014;: There Is... [Published ETurboNews - 18 hours ago]
Second Circuit issues decisions on Lanham Act f... [Published Lexology - 21 hours ago]
Xiaomi Fined for Selling Less Units than Advert... [Published Lowyat.net - 22 hours ago]
The Top 5 Consumer Complaints [Published Yahoo! Finance - 22 hours ago]
Chinese activists sue ‘gay conversion therapy’ ... [Published Portland Press Herald - 23 hours ago]
Gearbox Fights Back In Aliens Lawsuit [Published Hard OCP - Aug 01 2014]
Honda asking used-car buyers to sign liability ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 01 2014]
Lawsuit challenges alleged gay 'cure' [Published CHINAdaily - Aug 01 2014]
9 Horrific Game Launches [Published Maximum PC - Aug 01 2014]
10 things consumers complain about the most [Published Morningstar.com - Jul 31 2014]
Honda asking used-car buyers to sign liability ... [Published Autoblog - Jul 31 2014]
More on the survey of top scams and consumer co... [Published Morning Call - Jul 31 2014]
Woman claims she paid more for coins than they ... [Published The Southeast Texas Record - Jul 31 2014]
Nation's Top Ten Consumer Complaints [Published YubaNet - Jul 31 2014]
Home of the day: £750k Sea View in Rhosneigr, I... [Published Birmingham Post - Jul 31 2014]
Yelp Can't Block Lawsuit Over Website Reviews [Published Courthouse News Service - Jul 31 2014]
ADT unfair competition suit advances in Florida [Published Courthouse News Service - Jul 31 2014]
What your biggest consumer complaint? [Published 3 WRCB-TV - Jul 31 2014]
My Paywall #7: Why I Pay A Woman For Making My ... [Published Forbes.com - Jul 31 2014]
Airlines, Congress debate what's fair on fares [Published Chicago Tribune - Jul 31 2014]
Blog: Multinationals as Unlikely Champions of t... [Published Mason Hayes+Curran - Jul 31 2014]
Chinese handset maker Xiaomi apologizes for mis... [Published Focus Taiwan - Jul 31 2014]
Silly season [Published Pique News Magazine - Jul 31 2014]
Consumer Class Action Settlements on the Rise [Published Texas Lawyer - Jul 31 2014]
am I misrepresenting my commitment to a job, ca... [Published Ask a Manager - Jul 31 2014]
"Official ticket site," in a pig's eye [Published San Diego Reader - Jul 31 2014]
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Honda asking used-car buyers to sign liability ... [Published Autoblog - Jul 31 2014]
Filed under: Car Buying , Government/Legal , Recalls , Safety , Honda New cars under recall must be repaired before a dealer can sell them but used cars are under no such mandate. When it comes to informing the car-buying public about potential ...
am I misrepresenting my commitment to a job, ca... [Published Ask a Manager - Jul 31 2014]
It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go… 1. My coworker is making hateful comments about a foreign country An employee where I work has become very radical in his views concerning a foreign country which is going through a crisis. He has ...
ISP Sues Former Customer Over Reviews Claiming ... [Published Techdirt - Jul 30 2014]
Because this always works out well for the plaintiff, another company is suing another disgruntled customer over his online complaints. Peak Internet, a Colorado ISP, has decided to ensure its former customer receives a broader platform to discuss ...
Doctor Criticized For His Questionable 'Treatme... [Published Techdirt - Jul 26 2014]
Dr. Edward Tobinick was the subject of an LA Times article in 2013 -- I'd link to it, but it appears to have disappeared, though I don't know why -- which highlighted his (apparently now discontinued) practice of prescribing a particular drug, Enbrel, ...
Probiotics Primer: What Science Says About Usin... [Published TIME.com - Jul 25 2014]
After training ourselves for so long to avoid bacteria — they’re responsible for serious illnesses, some of which can be life-threatening — it may be time to re-think microbes. Or at least think more broadly about them. We live in concert with millions ...
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Consumers devise new ways to decipher the fuss ... [Published Financial Services - Mar 06 2014]
Siete desafíos al poder de las grandes empresas... [Published PR Newswire - Jan 03 2014]
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