German court says Amazon’s Dash buttons violate consumer protection law – The Verge

On Thursday, a German court ruled that Amazon’s Dash buttons violate the country’s consumer protection laws, according to Reuters. Dash buttons are about the size of a thumb drive, and they can be purchased by Prime members for a variety of different products like coffee, tissues, or laundry detergent. By pressing the button, shoppers can…

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Supreme Court refuses to take up challenge to Obama-era net neutrality rules

The Supreme Court on Monday put an end to a legal battle over the Obama administration’s net neutrality rules, refusing to hear an appeal of a lower court ruling that upheld the 2015 regulations. The court declined to hear the appeal from the trade group USTelecom, which represents internet service providers, and Century Link Inc.…

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The Supreme Court just issued a ruling affecting the credit card industry — and Silicon Valley, too

The Supreme Court is leaving in place a ruling for American Express in a lawsuit over rules it imposes on merchants who accept its cards. The high court ruled 5 to 4 Monday in favor of American Express. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP) The Supreme Court sided with American Express on Monday in a closely watched case…

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The Supreme Court decision that will put more taxes on internet sales is good news for you

President Donald Trump says the Supreme Court decision in Wayfair vs. South Dakota is a “great victory for consumers and retailers.” He happens to be right, even if the real reason he likes this decision is he thinks it’s bad for Amazon and Jeff Bezos. The decision reverses two Supreme Court rulings from decades ago,…

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