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Geek Squad Accused Of Stealing, Distributing Customer’s Naked Photos. Yes, Again

Many years ago, we published an article based on information from Geek Squad workers where they explained to us exactly how they found and swiped customers’ porn from their computers. That kind of thing never happens anymore, right?  According to another lawsuit filed recently in Alabama, nope: two years ago, they were still at it. [More]

Amazon Sues North Carolina, Says It Won't Divulge Customer Names

Amazon Sues North Carolina, Says It Won't Divulge Customer Names

North Carolina’s tax collectors want to find out which of the state’s residents have bought untaxed goods from Amazon over the past seven years, so they visited Amazon’s HQ in Seattle and demanded the retailer turn over its records. When Amazon said no, the state threatened to sue. What it got instead was a preemptive lawsuit from Amazon that “says the demand violates the privacy and First Amendment rights of Amazon’s customers.” [More]

Walmart Accused Of Secretly Videotaping Public Restroom

Walmart Accused Of Secretly Videotaping Public Restroom

Seven current and former employees of a Pennsylvania Walmart Tire and Lube Center have filed suit against the company, reports the Morning Call. The employees say they discovered that they and the general public were being monitored via video camera in a public bathroom. [More]