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Yahoo! is reading your emails and still forcing me to type that stupid exclamation point at the end of its name*

Jul 11, 2011
Yahoo! is drawing the ire of a consumer lobby group called Which? (you'd think the two companies would get along given their shared penchant for...
Posted In: advertising, email, Gmail, Google, Yahoo

Times and WaPo crowdsource Palin emails

Jun 10, 2011
The State of Alaska is releasing some 25,000 pages of emails today from the abbreviated gubernatorial career of Sarah Palin. That's a lot of pages....
Posted In: crowdsourcing, email, New York Times, palin, washington post

Ceglia goes down in flames

Jun 3, 2011
Paul Ceglia, the New York fuel pellet salesman who claims to have a legal right to 50% of Facebook, is getting creamed by Facebook lawyers. As you...
Posted In: email, Facebook, zuckerberg

Leahy introduces digital protection bill

May 24, 2011
Senator Pat Leahy (D-VT) has introduced a bill that would require law enforcement authorities to obtain a warrant before searching someone's email...
Posted In: cloud, email, Law, leahy, privacy

Epsilon breach keeps growing

Apr 5, 2011
Yesterday, we (and lots of news sources) talked about the massive hack that took place at Epsilon. It's a company that handles email communications...
Posted In: Best Buy, email, epsilon, privacy, security

Wallpaper your house with spam

Feb 23, 2011
For some reason, a new company is offering wallpaper patterns that feature frequently used lines from spam emails. Nigerian princes, prescription...
Posted In: email, Entertainment, social media, spam, wallpaper

Fake Nigerian princes aren't all bad, maybe they're just bored

Jan 25, 2011
That's what Nigerian internet entrepreneur Oo Nwoye is saying in a recent blog post. She says the people trying to pull those email scams are not...
Posted In: business, email, scams, security, world

Man reads wife's email, now faces five years in prison

Dec 27, 2010
Leon Walker snooped in his wife's Gmail account - used her password, logged on and started reading. From the Detroit Free Press:...
Posted In: email, Gmail, government, Law, privacy

Most Americans check work email over the holidays

Nov 24, 2010
A new survey by Harris Interactive is getting a lot of attention because it appears to point out just how electronically tethered we are....
Posted In: email, gadgets, social media, Thanksgiving, Web Culture

Facebook security FAQ in light of new messaging program

Nov 16, 2010
The security firm Sophos has published an FAQ on security issues presented by Facebook's new and weirdly still unnamed messaging system....
Posted In: business, email, Facebook, privacy, social media, sophos

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