Debt collections via email

Jun 07, 2011 Mike Garretson

Debt collections via email

An increasing number of consumers are requesting to communicate with debt collection agents via email, which introduces a series of privacy and legal issues, according to insideARM.Observing the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act should be


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Data from social networking sites could help pinpoint identity theft

Jun 07, 2011 Brian Bradley

Data from social networking sites could help pinpoint identity theft

Social networking sites may hold the key to a powerful method of identification verification, according to CNET. In a recent interview with the technology news site, Rich Aberman, founder of the payment service WePay, spoke about using online


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New legislation makes dorm rooms safer in Tennessee

Jun 07, 2011 Matt Roesly

New legislation makes dorm rooms safer in Tennessee

The mother of a University of Tennessee-Chattanooga student recently expressed concern over the lack of valid background checks for resident assistants.As a result, new state legislation was passed that requires any person who has access to


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Background check legislation for ice cream vendors to pass in Ohio

Jun 06, 2011 Matt Roesly

Background check legislation for ice cream vendors to pass in Ohio

In an effort to keep a closer eye on the people coming in contact with the children of Summit County, Ohio, officials are considering implementing mandatory background checks for ice cream truck drivers, according to WEWS-TV."It's


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Government plans major auto industry financing moves

Jun 06, 2011 Brian Bradley

In recent auto industry financing news, the federal government announced a new plan to increase the number of energy efficient vehicles in use by government workers.Bloomberg reports that the Obama administration is slated to purchase 116 plug-in


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