The LAT reports that credit bureau TransUnion Coproration has signed the largest class-action settlement in history. TransUnion had sold lists of consumers based on their credit files to others in violation of federal law.

The settlement will give consumers six months of free access to their credit reports and credit scores—a service it normally sells for $60 or more.

Rachael Ray hates our freedoms!

The Associated Press reports on a bone-headed move by Dunkin’ Donuts, which caved into loony right-wing blog attacks that claimed Rachael Ray (!) was promoting jihadism by wearing a Palestinian-style kaffiyeh while she holds “an iced coffee while standing in front of trees with pink blossoms.”

We’re sorry, but this doesn’t exactly scream “kill the infidels” to us.

Ryan Chittum is a former Wall Street Journal reporter, and deputy editor of The Audit, CJR's business section. If you see notable business journalism, give him a heads-up at rc2538@columbia.edu.