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Hacked LivingSocial warns users to change passwords

Millions of LivingSocial users should change their passwords now after a security breach put customer data at risk

29 April 2013

Gumtree closes Daily Deals section but vouchers still valid

Gumtree's Daily Deals section has closed, but users with deals vouchers can still redeem them

17 July 2012

Daily deals firms get warning from OFT

Warning letters have been sent to 35 daily deals companies telling them to clean up their act

25 June 2012

Daily deals code of conduct launches... but without Groupon

A new trade association for the daily deals industry has developed a code of conduct which aims to protect consumers

13 June 2012

Groupon told to clean up its act by OFT

The daily deals site has been given three months to improve its trading practices following an OFT investigation

16 March 2012

MSE issues code of conduct call to daily deals sites

The major sites such as Groupon, kgbdeals and LivingSocial offer many great deals but too often we hear of consumers unable to access them

29 July 2011

Tastecard 'misleading' restaurant vouchers advert banned by ASA

Taste Marketing wrongly issued an email stating its plastic entitles users to a 'whopping 50% OFF at all our UK venues'

23 March 2011

Groupola reprimanded over misleading iPhone 4 sale

The OFT has taken action against Groupola after the site heavily promoted an iPhone 4 offer when there were only eight available

10 March 2011