How to make your mobile data more affordable

Consumers are being asked to spend more money on mobile broadband because of the rise in broadband speed and data caps, but consumers aren’t really being asked for that money, the consumer advocacy group Consumer Protection says.“Data caps are simply not the way to go,” consumer advocacy organisation Consumer Protection said.“We need to put the …

A new bill would ban consumers from buying ‘stupid’ drugs

Consumer Protection Act: A Consumer Reports Magazine poll found that about half of Americans would be upset by any ban on online purchases of “stupid” drugs.The law, introduced by Sens.Elizabeth Warren and Sherrod Brown of Ohio and Rep. Michael Capuano of Massachusetts, would bar Americans from buying “strawberry-flavored pills,” for example, unless they’re “reasonably certain” …