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Buffalo Bills: New Owner May Be Announced in July

Buffalo Bills: New Owner May Be Announced in July

By Galen Velonis May 4, 2014

The Buffalo Bills may have a new owner. Although nothing will be announced until a few months from now, a deal is in the works with an interested party. Through an anonymous source, the Associated Press reported that the Buffalo …

New York Gun Control Laws Upheld In Court New York Gun Control Laws Upheld In Court

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A federal judge has upheld most of New York’s gun control laws. Judge William M. Skretny said in today’s ruling that the restrictions on assault weapons and large-capacity magazines was in line with the “state’s important interest in public safety,” …

NY Train Derailment Possibly Caused By Fast Speeds NY Train Derailment Possibly Caused By Fast Speeds

On Sunday, December 1st, 2013, a New York Metro-North commuter train unexpectedly derailed in The Bronx, killing four passengers and leaving many others injured (according to a CNN exclusive). New data compiled by the NTSB (National Transportation Safety Board) has …

Donald Trump Could Take Andrew Cuomo’s NY Spot Donald Trump Could Take Andrew Cuomo’s NY Spot

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo better watch his back. The Donald may be ready to point the finger of doom and tell the governor, “You’re Fired.”. Trump has some pretty serious backers already in a campaign that he just found …

NY AG Calls On Kids Websites To Add More Protections

New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo said today he is calling on social networking sites at aimed at children to provide more protections against the threat of sexual predators.

Cuomo said that the Electronic Securing and Targeting of Online Predators Act (e-STOP) law he authored has now resulted in the removal of accounts associated with at least 4,336 registered sex offenders from major social networking websites in the U.S.

Barnes & Noble Says It Does Not Share Data With Discount Clubs
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Barnes & Noble has acknowledged it has received a subpoena from New York State Attorney General Andrew Cuomo for information concerning an investigation into online retailers who link customers to discount clubs that charge hidden fees.

The world’s largest bookseller said it wants to stress to customers it is not one of the retailers who turns over personal or credit or debit card information to discount clubs.

NY AG Investigating Online Discount Clubs

New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo said today his office is investigating 22 online businesses that deceptively link consumers to fee-based membership programs that charge unauthorized fees for discount offers.

NY AG Works With Facebook And MySpace To Remove Sex Offenders
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New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo said today that more than 3,500 registered state sex offenders have been removed for social networking sites Facebook and MySpace.

Under New York’s e-STOP law, which was written by Cuomo, Facebook was able to identify and disable accounts linked to 2,782 registered New York sex offenders, and MySpace was able to identify and shutdown accounts linked to 1,796 sex offenders.

Tagged.com Reaches Settlement With NY AG
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New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo said Monday that his office has stopped social networking site Tagged.com from misappropriating the contacts lists and identities of its members and from sending out millions of deceptive and unsolicited emails.

Through an agreement with Cuomo’s office, Tagged will pay $500,000 in penalties to the state and take measures regarding the access and use of its members’ personal information.

NY AG Hits Intel With Antitrust Suit
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New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo filed a federal antitrust lawsuit Wednesday, against Intel, the world’s largest maker of computer chips.

The suit says Intel violated state and federal anti-monopoly laws by engaging in a global campaign of illegal conduct revealed in emails, in order to maintain its monopoly power and prices in the market for chips.

Dell Settles New York Fraud Case For $4 Million

New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo has announced that Dell and its subsidiary, Dell Financial Services (DFS), have agreed to pay his office $4 million in restitution, penalties and costs to settle charges of fraudulent and deceptive business practices that scammed consumers in the state.

New York Settles With Firm Posting Fake Reviews
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New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo has reached a settlement with cosmetic surgery firm Lifestyle Lift over the posting of fake consumer reviews online.

Under the settlement, Lifestyle Lift will stop posting anonymous positive reviews about the company to online forums and other websites. The company will pay $300,000 in fines and costs to the State of New York. According to the AG’s office the case is believed to be the first in the nation aimed at taking on astroturfing.

Tagged.com Sued By NY AG
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New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo announced today that his office intends to sue social networking site Tagged for deceptive email marking practices and invasion of privacy.

Comcast Set To Sign New York Child Porn Code
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Comcast said it plans to sign an agreement with New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo to block access to Web sites and bulletin boards that distribute child pornography.

Usenet Villified In NY Deal With ISPs
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New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo’s office reached agreements with three big broadband providers to pare back access to the newsgroups on Usenet, in the name of fighting child pornography.

Internet Providers To Block Child Porn Sites
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Verizon, Sprint and Time Warner Cable have reached an agreement with New York officials to ban access to child pornography.

Attorney General Andrew Cuomo said the Internet service providers will block access to child pornography newsgroups and remove the content from their servers.

The agreements will affect customers in New York and in the rest of the country. Talks are ongoing to get other Internet service providers to adopt the same policy.

NYC Prosecutors Endorse Ban On Sex Predators

New York City district attorneys from all five boroughs endorsed New York state Attorney General Andrew Cuomo’s "E-Stop" legislation aimed at protecting minors from online sexual predators.