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Symantec to kill Backup Exec.cloud

Symantec to kill Backup Exec.cloud | tjl @ S2D | Scoop.it
A lack of features such as mobile access and content-sharing has prompted Symantec Corp. to announce it is shutting down its cloud-based
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Google’s iron grip on Android: Controlling open source by any means necessary

Google’s iron grip on Android: Controlling open source by any means necessary | tjl @ S2D | Scoop.it
Android is open—except for all the good parts.
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How to opt out of Google's new policy allowing it to use your personal information

How to opt out of Google's new policy allowing it to use your personal information | tjl @ S2D | Scoop.it

On Friday Google altered its Terms of Service to give itself permission to take users' Google+ profile names and pictures and use them in advertisements for Google products, reviews and other commercial offerings. Here is how to opt-out.


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We either buy into the internet (it tracks you), or avoid it.

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Raven Lunderman's comment, October 23, 2013 12:05 PM
that shouldn't even be an option of theirs. Of course your information will be shared on the inernet but it's a person's right to show it or not, especially if it's being used without permission to advertise.
harish magan's comment, October 24, 2013 9:57 AM
Google can allow to do any thing to safe guard yourself.
robyns tut's curator insight, November 25, 2013 10:15 AM

The fact that Google can do something like this is worrying for those people who do not wish to be found by somebody, I hope that this news as to how to opt-out makes its way across the globe quickly- Justine Pearce