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Facebook (& others) Sued for Privacy Invasion

from Anistasia Ustinov, in the San Francisco Chronicle

“Facebook, the world’s largest social networking site, is facing a class action lawsuit charging that its controversial advertising program violated online privacy and computer fraud laws.

A group of plaintiffs filed the suit in U.S. District Court in San Jose against Facebook and several other companies, including Blockbuster, Fandango, and that participated in the unpopular advertising service, which shared information about users’ activities with the social network….”

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August 15, 2008 Posted by | computers, Internet, News, privacy, security, tech | , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Results of Olympics Survey

This week I ran a survey of Tech–for Everyone readers asking if the fact that the Olympic Games were being held China.
(Basically, I was sort of wondering if I was the only kook who was boycotting the games this year.)

As promised, here are the results. (click on picture to see full size)

My thanks to all who took the time to answer.

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August 15, 2008 Posted by | tech | Leave a comment