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Privacy

Why the loss of online privacy will kill free speech

A few months back, an advertising executive argued that more online privacy would kill free speech. Richard Frankel, president of the advertising company Rocket Fuel, titled the post “How the Do Not Track Plan Will Ultimately Kill Free Speech.” It’s understandable that advertisers are so resistant to the concept of Do Not Track – it […]

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Parents, lies, and Facebook: why give out your real information?

Some people seem surprised that millions of parents are lying to Facebook and violating its Terms of Use to create profiles for their under-13 children. We think it’s natural. We think children and parents should be able to lie more online.  We should be able to sign up for websites with fake names, have emails […]

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Background check site Intelius launches TrueRep privacy service

Updated 10/11/2011:  Although TrueRep does have paid features, we’ve learned that it’s free to suppress your data from appearing on Intelius and three of its partner sites.  Suppression is limited to your two most recent addresses and one phone number, and it doesn’t extend to Intelius’s other partner and affiliate sites, such as Zabasearch, PeopleLookUp, […]

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