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GOP: Warren is the ‘Matriarch of Mayhem’ for ‘anti-capitalist’ Occupy movement

Republicans in Massachusetts have chosen a confusing line of attack on Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren, the Democrat who helped create the Consumer Financial Protection Agency and is now challenging Sen. Scott Brown (R-MA). They’re calling her, for some reason, the “Matriarch of Mayhem,” and suggesting that “Occupy Wall Street” is…

Consumer Watchdog: New online ‘ad option icon’ fails to protect privacy

The self-regulatory privacy program created by online advertisers and implemented Monday fails to adequately protect the privacy of Internet users, according to the advocacy group Consumer Watchdog. Internet marketers use a small data file known as a cookie to track the web history of Internet users and deliver relevant ads.…

Chairwoman of powerful intelligence subcommittee used unsecured wireless network at home, group says

Google spying may have caught data from members of Congress Rep. Jane Harman (D-CA), who chairs the Intelligence Subcommittee of the Homeland Security Committee, has used an unsecured wireless network at her home, according to a watchdog group that has been seeking an investigation into Google’s practices. Google admitted to…

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