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Web makers fight political freebie ads

Mar 4, 2010
Political lobbyists are increasingly drawn to sites like Facebook for their large user base. But some Web content providers are running into a conflict with ad campaigns offering false deals for political action. Brett Neely reports.
Posted In: Internet

Antitrust lawsuits pile up on Google

Mar 3, 2010
Microsoft has filed antitrust lawsuits against Google in Europe. And in the past few weeks, a series of small companies have also filed lawsuits. What gives? Brett Neely reports.
Posted In: Crime, Internet

Location apps: Where's the security?

Mar 3, 2010
Mobile device applications are increasingly using location check-ins to engage users and build their credibility. But where does all that information go, and can it hurt you? Gigi Douban reports.
Posted In: Internet, Science

Impact of Italy's ruling on Google

Feb 24, 2010
Three Google executives were given 6-month suspended sentences for allowing a video of a boy being bullied to be posted on its Web site. Mitchell Hartman reports the case highlights international differences on Internet privacy.
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E.U. looks into Google's ranking system

Feb 24, 2010
The European Union has launched a preliminary inquiry into Google's search ranking system. Google's European competitors have egged the E.U. onto investigating the practices of the domineering search engine. Christopher Werth reports.
Posted In: Internet

Alice.com will manage without markup

Feb 24, 2010
A new retail Web site offers drugstore products without retail markup or shipping costs. With a business model so generous to consumers, how does the site make money? Kaomi Goetz has the story.
Posted In: Internet, Retail

I can has Internet empire?

Feb 23, 2010
What started as a cute site for funny cat pictures with captions became a string of sites designed to waste your time. And they're profitable. Bill Radke talks to Seattle entrepreneur Ben Huh of the Cheezburger Network.
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Cyber attack targets personal info

Feb 18, 2010
Computer security company Netwitness is reporting a major cyber attack affecting 75,000 machines worldwide and within 500 companies in the U.S. Steve Chiotakis gets the latest from Marketplace's Jeremy Hobson.
Posted In: Crime, Internet

Court to decide if Google library is legal

Feb 18, 2010
A hearing today in a New York courtroom will determine whether a controversial deal between Google and two big groups of authors and publishers should stand. Sarah Gardner explores why some feel copyright law may be in danger.
Posted In: Internet

Not everyone's interested in broadband

Feb 16, 2010
The Obama administration is spending billions to bring high-speed Internet access to every corner of the country. But the Commerce Department says not everyone wants it. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
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