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- BBBOnline Safe Shopping
Locate companies that have pledged to meet reliability standards for ethical online business practices.
- Better Business Bureau
A joint project of consumer protection agencies from 19 countries to "gather and share cross-border e-commerce complaints."
- WI Dept. of Agriculture, Trade & Consumer Protection
- OnGuard Online
Advice from federal agencies & the technology industry on how to safely shop on the internet.
Consumer Fraud (Nolo.com)
Includes hazards of online auctions, cyber-squabbles & who do you sue, ISP liability, etc.
- Shopping Online (Federal Trade Commission)
- Sales Tax