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Despite paying record fines and charging high fees, financial institutions are no longer hated.
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Breaking up big banks is an untested solution to the too big to fail problem that attempts to isolate and dismantle large, troubled institutions while protecting the rest of the economy.
More than half of online shoppers say they've purchased from sites whose security seemed questionable, and most said they would provide personal data not normally needed for a transaction.
The IRS is struggling to combat identify thieves who file fraudulent tax returns in the names of older residents who don't need to file.