Tag: block

Wondering why you keep getting online ads targeted to you? Then, check out the FTC’s updated guidance on online tracking. It describes different methods of tracking, how they work, and how you can control them.    

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Picture this: It’s dinner time. The kids are screaming. Then the phone rings just as you sit down. It could be important, so you run through the toys to the phone. You answer, but all you hear is silence. After a few seconds, a recorded message...

 

Has your credit or debit card been declined soon after you stayed at a hotel or rented a car? It may be that the company placed a block — or a hold — on your card for the estimated total of your bill. Merchants use blocks to make sure...