The Federal Trade Commission has updated a longstanding rule governing mail and phone-based retailers to explicitly include e-commerce vendors as well, meaning that online retailers now must abide by a 30-day shipping requirement or refund customers' payments if they can't.
Bring-your-own-device has caught on, and for many it's a positive development. Security is a big issue for companies that follow the trend, though, and one way to ensure it is by having remote-wiping capability to invoke under certain sets of circumstances. The trouble is, many of the gadgets in use don't segregate business and personal data. That means when a phone or tablet is wiped, everything goes.