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Philosophical DDoS attacks are not the exclusive province of Wikileaks

Dec 22, 2010
Our friends at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society say that the number of online attacks intended to shut down human rights groups'...
Posted In: DDoS, government, Law, privacy, wikileaks, world
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Google Car Alarm Kind Of

Dec 21, 2010
Google is displaying security warnings in its search results. If your results include pages that have been hacked you'll see a message saying "this...
Posted In: business, Google, privacy, search
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Mechanical Turk is 40.92% spam generators

Dec 20, 2010
This according to researchers at NYU. They investigated all new HIT requesters on Amazon's Mechanical Turk site for September and October ...
Posted In: Amazon, business, mechanical turk, privacy, spam, Web Culture
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FacialRecognitionBook

Dec 16, 2010
In a move that should frighten nobody in the world because it's completely harmless and you should all just calm down, Facebook will start rolling...
Posted In: Facebook, privacy, social media, Web Culture
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Government needs a warrant to get at emails

Dec 15, 2010
A ruling by the 6th US Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday mandated that the government will need to get a warrant based on probable cause in order...
Posted In: ISPs, Law, privacy
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McDonalds McHacked

Dec 14, 2010
McDonalds says its customer database was hacked. Information on participants in various promotions, ages, contact info. But, McDonalds says, no...
Posted In: business, privacy, robble robble
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Google Chrome's New Network Computer

Dec 8, 2010
What does a computer look like when you no longer need to buy software to run it - or a hard drive to store your data? Google is offering a glimp...
Posted In: cloud, gadgets, google books, netbook, privacy
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Today's phrase to freak you out: history sniffing

Dec 6, 2010
Lawsuits are being brought as dozens of websites are found to have been engaged in the practice of "history sniffing". This is when you visit a...
Posted In: business, fear, history sniffing, privacy, Web Culture
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Guess what, hackers? You've been CLARKSONED!

Dec 3, 2010
I still can't quite wrap my head around this story. It sounds like a story pitch that was rejected in favor of From Justin to Kelly. But it's REAL....
Posted In: clarksoned, Entertainment, new words, privacy
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OMG! You've fallen for a Facebook hoax!

Nov 29, 2010
The security firm Sophos has issued a warning to Facebook users that another scam is on the loose. If you see a link that says "OMG OMG OMG... I...
Posted In: Facebook, OMG, privacy, scams, social media, sophos, Web Culture

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