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Shareholders ask Amazon to halt sales of facial recognition tech

A group of Amazon shareholders has filed a resolution requesting the company stop selling its facial recognition technology to government agencies until a review can determine whether it has the potential to violate civil rights. Organized by the non-profit Open … Continue reading

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The Ohio Consumer Sales Practices Act: What is it, Does it Apply to Me, and if it Does, What do I Stand to Lose?

The Ohio Consumer Sales Practices Act (“OCSPA” or the “Act”) (Ohio Rev. Code § 1345.01 et seq.) is a set of laws that aim to protect consumers from sales practices that are deceptive, unfair, or unconscionable.  While the OCSPA serves … Continue reading

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U.S. dark chocolate sales soar on health benefits (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

U.S. dark chocolate sales are anything but bittersweet, as its much-touted health benefits and mass marketing introduced by companies such as Hershey Co. and Lindt & Sprungli Co. Plc. turn the product into a popular, guilt-free indulgence. Read more detail … Continue reading

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Out-of-state Online Retailers Now Required to Collect California Sales Tax

As a result of the U.S. Supreme Court's Wayfair decision, starting 2019, California will require remote sellers with no presence in the state to register and collect and pay over to the state sales taxes (technically, "use tax") on sales … Continue reading

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Charla Kabana Barred From the Securities Industry Over Variable Annuity Sales Practices

According to BrokerCheck records financial advisor Charla Kabana (Kabana), formerly employed by SagePoint Financial, Inc. (SagePoint) has been subject to one regulatory action, one one employment termination for cause, and multiple financial disclosures during her career.  According to records kept … Continue reading

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