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November 21, 2013

445 state attorneys general pressured Verizon, AT&T Mobility, Sprint & T-Mobile over charges behind widespread "mobile cramming" complaints ((DES MOINES, Iowa) The four largest U.S. wireless phone carriers have agreed to stop billing customers for most third-party charges on mobile phone bills, following months of pressure from state attorneys general,...

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November 20, 2013

U.S. Senate passed bipartisan bill to prohibit employment discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity I(DES MOINES, Iowa) Attorney General Tom Miller and a group of 13 state attorneys general today urged U.S. House Speaker John Boehner to send to the floor the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) to prohibit...

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November 18, 2013

Undercover recordings led to injunction against Courtesy Health Watch Inc. (DES MOINES, Iowa) A Polk County judge last week barred a Florida-based professional fundraiser from soliciting donations from Iowans on behalf of non-profit organizations. District Judge Michael D. Huppert entered an injunction barring Courtesy Health Watch Inc. (“CHW”), a for-profit...

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November 18, 2013

Miller joins $17 million settlement with 37 state attorneys general for circumventing Safari browser privacy settings (DES MOINES, Iowa) Search engine giant Google Inc. today agreed to stop overriding certain user privacy settings and will pay the state more than $275,000, as part of a $17 million settlement with Iowa...

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November 12, 2013

31 state and territorial attorneys general urge manufacturers to employ technology to thwart "Apple picking" (DES MOINES, Iowa) Attorney General Tom Miller today urged three leading smartphone manufacturers to more aggressively employ electronic safeguards to thwart smartphone thefts. In a letter to Google/Motorola, Samsung and Microsoft, Miller joined a bipartisan...

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November 4, 2013

FDA soon expected to propose regulations; Miller urges state lawmakers to ban sales to minors, add e-cigarettes to the Iowa Smokefree Air Act, and address tax issues (CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa) Attorney General Tom Miller today urged the Iowa Legislature to ban electronic cigarette sales to minors, add them to the...

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