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Online Technology Joan "Jodie" Z. Bernstein

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  • The Internet and Consumer Protection
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    The Internet and Consumer Protection

    Ms. Bernstein moderated a roundtable discussion about the upcoming Federal Trade Commission (FTC) hearings on consumer protection, internet, and globalization. The panelists discussed what…

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  • Identity Theft
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    Identity Theft

    Ms. Bernstein talked about identity theft. She spoke about its recent rise and accessibility to criminals. Many types were mentioned such as having credit cards stolen, as well as having…

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  • Online Auction Fraud
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    Online Auction Fraud

    Participants spoke to reporters about efforts to curb Internet auction fraud. Their plan included increased training for law enforcement officers and webmasters, as well as plans to educate…

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  • ECommerce Fraud
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    E-Commerce Fraud

    Witnesses testified about the practice of “Internet cramming,” in which companies offer low-cost web sites to small businesses through deceptive sales schemes which often misrepresent the…

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  • OnLine Pharmacies
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    On-Line Pharmacies

    Committee members heard testimony about the benefits and risks of purchasing medications over the Internet. Witnesses testified that these sites will make it much easier to procure…

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