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Tweets From Tahrir

Mar 7, 2011
Two political activists have gathered tweets from the Egyptian revolution and put them in a book called Tweets From Tahrir. It's scheduled to be...
Posted In: copyright, government, privacy, Twitter, world
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Global Network Initiative is withering on the vine

Mar 7, 2011
Three years ago, Google, Yahoo, and Microsoft signed on to a code of conduct designed to protect free speech and protect privacy online. The Global...
Posted In: Egypt, Facebook, Google, government, Microsoft, privacy, social media, Twitter, Web Culture, Yahoo
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China to track cell phone users

Mar 4, 2011
The government of China says it will track the movements of 17 million citizens in Beijing. The government says they're doing it in hopes of...
Posted In: business, Cellphones, China, gadgets, government, world
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Online gambling for Atlantic City?

Mar 3, 2011
Today, Gov. Chris Christie will decide whether to allow New Jersey residents to gamble online. Something that's illegal on the federal level, but...
Posted In: business, gambling, government, Law, new jersey
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Lots of fuss about the D-block

Mar 3, 2011
We're coming up on the 10 year anniversary of September 11th, and there's still a lot of squabbling about creating a separate network for public...
Posted In: at&t, Congress, government, Law, spectrum, Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon
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States pushing online gambling

Mar 2, 2011
The Wall Street Journal reports that New Jersey seems to be the first state to make a major effort to legalize online gambling as a means of...
Posted In: business, Entertainment, gambling, government, Law, new jersey
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U.S. puts Chinese search engine on "notorious" list

Mar 1, 2011
The U.S. Trade Representative's office released a list Monday of "notorious markets" for counterfeit goods. At the top, China's search engine Baidu...
Posted In: China, Congress, government, Law, security, world
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Schumer wants a more secure WiFi

Feb 28, 2011
Sunday, Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) called on website operators like Amazon and Twitter to encrypt their sites, change from HTTP to HTTPS addresses...
Posted In: business, Facebook, Google, government, policy, privacy, Twitter
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Court will hear case on pornoscanners

Feb 25, 2011
On March 10, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit will hear arguments in a case about whether the use of the body...
Posted In: government, Law, privacy, TSA
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3 in 4 Americans engaged in the arts when technology is factored in

Feb 25, 2011
Researchers have taken a data mining dive into a 2008 survey and come up with some pretty remarkable results. The 2008 Survey of Public...
Posted In: according to a recent study, art, Entertainment, government, Web Culture

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