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Private messages on social networks: not so private after all

When it comes to keeping one-to-one messages private, is the Wiretap law wrong on rights? Keith Dawson’s recent article in IT World provides good commentary on how unclear the laws are that govern a person’s privacy on a social network’s messaging system.  Sites like Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter provide private messaging functions for friends to […]

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Spying on consumers is a fast-growing business

Doc Searls post about the Data Bubble and the turning of the online advertising tide.

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10 ways Facebook can ruin your life (and half of a billion others)

500 million profiles means Facebook is extremely popular, but it also means 500 million have access to an enormous amount of your personal information.

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The iPad data breach: what it means for privacy online

The truth is it’s hard for Apple or ANY company to secure your personal confidential information for two key reasons…

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Web coupons know and tell a lot about you

For decades, shoppers have taken advantage of coupons. Now, the coupons are taking advantage of the shoppers.

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