Ridiculously obvious scams

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WSJ Report: Companies Step Up Efforts to Get You to Cough Up Your Data, in the Face of Policy Changes by Apple and Google

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sat, 04/12/2021 - 1:55am in

In response to data protection laws in California and Europe, as well as big Tech policy changes, customers are increasing their efforts to collect their customers’ personal data.

The US Biofuel Mandate Helps Farmers, but Does Little for Energy Security and Harms the Environment

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 03/12/2021 - 8:03pm in

Why biofuel is a scam, except perhaps as a subsidy to Big Ag.

Profiting from the Carbon Offset Distraction

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 02/12/2021 - 1:55am in

Carbon offset markets allow the rich to emit as financial intermediaries profit and undermine efforts to cut greenhouse gasses.

Satyajit Das: Fintech’s ‘Flim-Flam’ Innovation Games

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 01/12/2021 - 10:50pm in

Not surprisingly, fintech looks like a variety of old scams in new bottles.

Foreclosure Looms for Homeowners Who Thought They’d Won, Thanks to Top New York Court Ruling

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 01/12/2021 - 1:55am in

Foreclosure suits from the financial crisis era get a new life thanks to a ruling by a conflicted New York judge.

Ohio Jury Finds Three Pharmacy Chains Liable in Opioids Trial; Judge to Decide on Damages Award in Spring

This is the first opioids jury verdict yet handed down; thousands of opioids cases remain pending.