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The growing art of data dodging

Nov 29, 2012
As paranoia about online tracking grows, so too the number of businesses that help consumers prevent marketers from mining their personal data.
Posted In: web tracking, tracking, Internet, online privacy

Musicians rally against cuts to web royalties

Nov 28, 2012
A proposal in Congress would let Internet radio sites pay lower royalties.
Posted In: music industry, Internet, Music, music streaming

Tech President, The Next Generation

Nov 7, 2012
It is Obama 2.0 -- what are the technology issues that will dominate over the next four years of the new Obama Administration?
Posted In: Tech, 2012 election, Internet, drones

Keeping cloud computing reliable in the storm, and Russia's new Internet surveillance program

Nov 2, 2012
One of the most common images of this week's hurricane, power-sharing: People huddling with their phones and laptops plugged into power strips set up in bank foyers, coffee shops, or dangled helpfully out windows.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, Russia, Internet, cloud computing

Web pounces on Romney 'binders full of women' comment

Oct 17, 2012
It took just a few minutes for social media pages built around Mitt Romney's debate comment about having "binders full of women" to materialize. But how do you monetize a meme?
Posted In: debate, memes, Internet

Entertainment industry to launch new anti-piracy campaign

Oct 17, 2012
Some of the nation's largest Internet Service Providers are teaming with the music and recording industry to block access to web sites that don't follow copyright laws.
Posted In: Internet, copyright, piracy

New Firefox web browser pulled

Oct 11, 2012
A security glitch with the brand new version of the brower raises questions about its future.
Posted In: firefox, Internet, online privacy

Media mogul Barry Diller takes on the publishing world

Oct 2, 2012
IAC/InterActiveCorp CEO Barry Diller discusses his new publishing venture, risk taking and why he's against big media corporations.
Posted In: Internet, movies, IAC, Barry Diller

Iran takes steps to turn down Internet use

Sep 24, 2012
Over the weekend, Iran's government announced it was turning off Google. Officials also said plans are moving ahead to place the country's web users on a walled off intranet -- as opposed to the global Internet the rest of us use.
Posted In: Iran, cybersecurity, Internet

Stealthy Silk Road website flying high

Aug 28, 2012
The secretive online marketplace works just like eBay or Amazon. The only difference is that its merchandise is illegal, and all of its users are anonymous.
Posted In: illegal, Internet, Silk Road, online retail, online shopping, drugs

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