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The New Facebook and why Netflix split in two

Sep 23, 2011
How important is Facebook's push into digital media? It's huge. Reed Hastings, the CEO of Netflix, believes the social network could remake the w...
Posted In: Facebook, government, hulu, netflix, policy, privacy, social media, Web Culture

Facebook's new face

Sep 22, 2011
Facebook wants to spend more time with you. Deepen the conversation, peer into your soul, hear the story of your life. It wants you to break out...
Posted In: Facebook, privacy, social media, Web Culture

OnStar goes on and on and on

Sep 21, 2011
In a new privacy statement, the in-car navigation provider OnStar, says it will collect your tracking and positioning data even if you don't pay...
Posted In: onstar, privacy, security, tracking

Sony's PlayStation Network, a service with massive privacy and security flaws exposed over the last year, asks users to agree to never ever sue Sony

Sep 19, 2011
Well. Good luck with that. Sony is getting ready to ban users from its Playstation Network if they don't agree to waive their right to collectively...
Posted In: playstation, privacy, security, Sony

Typosquatting

Sep 13, 2011
That's the term for a security risk resulting from mis-typed email addresses....
Posted In: cisco, privacy, security, typosquatting, vocabulary

ACLU to get information from DOJ

Sep 7, 2011
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit ruled in favor of the ACLU on a warrantless phone tapping case and ordered the DOJ to disclose...
Posted In: aclu, doj, privacy

Diginotar hack keeps growing

Sep 6, 2011
Last week we told you about hackers getting into the networks of the Dutch company DigiNotar. While inside, the hackers were able to create fake...
Posted In: certificates, diginotar, Google, privacy, security

Rogue Google certificate loose in the wild

Aug 30, 2011
Lock up your Googles! A forged certificate has been detected that can allow hackers to get into just about any Google account you can think of,...
Posted In: certificates, Gmail, Google, privacy, security

App maker coughs up 50 grand for privacy violations

Aug 16, 2011
On Friday the Federal Trade Commission opened a lawsuit against W3 Innovations, makers of Broken Thumbs Apps, for violating the Childrens Online...
Posted In: apps, coppa, FTC, privacy

The good news: we're getting more security savvy. The bad news...

Aug 16, 2011
We're addicts. This according to a new survey from security company Webroot. They polled nearly 4000 people and found that scams targeting social...
Posted In: Facebook, privacy, security

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