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User Burnout Could Threaten Twitter’s Prosperity

A growing number of celebrities, athletes and self-promoters are burnt out and signing off of Twitter. Many have gotten overwhelmed…

11/06/2013

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Larry Magid: AT&T To Begin Selling Information About Customers

A recent update to AT&T’s privacy policy means that the telecommunications giant can now sell certain customer information to other companies. Fortunately for customers, there is a way to opt out.

07/08/2013

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ConsumerWatch: Personal Information Proves Difficult To Keep Private Online

If you’ve ever Googled yourself, you probably know a lot of your personal information, like your age, address, and home value are now very public. But, opting out of data brokers websites isn’t always an option.

04/02/2013

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Bay Area Private Schools Rank High In Vaccination Opt-Out Rates

Bay Area public health leaders are reacting to news that parents of private school children in California are more likely to opt out of vaccinations than parents of kids in public schools.

09/10/2012

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ConsumerWatch: Marin Residents Facing July Deadline To Pick Power Provider

Marin county residents have an important decision to make in the next few weeks. Consumers are being asked to decide if they want to continue buying their power from PG&E, or switch to Marin Clean Energy, a program offered by the Marin Energy Authority, that offers more power from renewable sources at a few dollars more a month.

05/29/2012

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CPUC Approves PG&E SmartMeter Opt Out Charge

California regulators said Pacific Gas & Electric Co. can start charging its customers fees to avoid having wireless utility meters installed in their homes.

02/01/2012

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State Regulators Consider PG&E SmartMeter Opt-Out Plan

State utility regulators are considering a plan that would allow Pacific Gas & Electric customers in Northern California to pay to switch off the wireless signals on their so called “smart meters.”

11/23/2011

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PG&E’s Smart Meter Opt-Out Plan Carries Big Price Tag

Pacific Gas and Electric Co. is proposing to allow residents to switch off the wireless signals on their utility meters for a fee, but opponents of the devices aren’t satisfied.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/25/2011

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PG&E Introducing Smart Meter Opt-Out Proposal

PG&E was scheduled to submit opt-out procedures Thursday for customers who don’t want to participate in the utility’s SmartMeter program.

CBS San Francisco–03/24/2011

Feds to Consider Opt Out Request on ICE Program

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) _ Immigrant rights groups are demanding that federal officials allow counties to opt out of a controversial federal fingerprint sharing program.

09/01/2010

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