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Facebook can be sued over use of ads liked by friends, rules court

Facebook can be sued over use of ads liked by friends, rules court | Privacy, the Internets and Advertisers | Scoop.it
A judge holds that a lawsuit can move forward against the social network over the use of ads generated when a friend 'likes' a company or product. Read this blog post by Lance Whitney on Digital Media.
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How SOPA Could Ruin My Life - Forbes

How SOPA Could Ruin My Life - Forbes | Privacy, the Internets and Advertisers | Scoop.it
Hi, my name is Paul, and I’m a small business owner. But my storefront isn’t quite of the traditional variety. Rather, it’s a virtual one, a website I built from scratch, and currently own and operate.
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Data mining for instant history

Data mining for instant history | Privacy, the Internets and Advertisers | Scoop.it
WHEN the Occupy Wall Street and other Occupy locations began, Sharon Leon, director of public programmes at the Roy Rosenzweig Center for the History of New Media, waited to see who would be the first to start collecting the (RT @SAGEsociology: RT...
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Bigger Brother: The Exponential Law of Privacy Loss

Bigger Brother: The Exponential Law of Privacy Loss | Privacy, the Internets and Advertisers | Scoop.it
['This past Tuesday, Facebook made a deal with the FTC: from now on, the social-networking company can no longer humbug us about privacy.
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House subpanel updates video rental privacy law - The Hill's Hillicon Valley

House subpanel updates video rental privacy law - The Hill's Hillicon Valley | Privacy, the Internets and Advertisers | Scoop.it
The House Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee in Intellectual Property passed a bipartisan bill on Tuesday that would allow video rental companies to share information on what movies users watch or recommend on social networks.
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Adobe InDesign License Key malware attack spammed out | Naked Security

Adobe InDesign License Key malware attack spammed out | Naked Security | Privacy, the Internets and Advertisers | Scoop.it
Criminal hackers have spammed out emails which pretend to contain a license key for the desktop publishing program Adobe InDesign.
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The Big Data revolution: 5 startups mining the trend | memeburn

The Big Data revolution: 5 startups mining the trend | memeburn | Privacy, the Internets and Advertisers | Scoop.it
Big Data is, well, big. In the information age, companies are literally drowning in vast oceans of data.
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Facebook Rolling Out Security Update, Taking Page From Google+? - PC Magazine

Facebook Rolling Out Security Update, Taking Page From Google+?PC MagazineFacebook on Tuesday introduced a number of new security features, some of which take a few pages from the Google+ playbook. "You have told us that 'who can see this?
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STATISTICA Data Mining, Text Mining and Predictive Analytics Software

 

 

 

 

 

Data Mining is the differentiator. Some have labelled the current period, appropriately, as
“The Age of Analytics,” a period in which the inf...
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Supreme Court Strikes Down Ban on Data-Mining - MedPage Today

Supreme Court Strikes Down Ban on Data-Mining - MedPage Today | Privacy, the Internets and Advertisers | Scoop.it
Christian Science MonitorSupreme Court Strikes Down Ban on Data-MiningMedPage TodayIMS Health case, striking down by a 6-3 vote a 2007 Vermont law that that bans the practice of data mining -- the sale and use of prescriber-identifiable...
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Why privacy legislation is hot now - The Hill

Why privacy legislation is hot now - The Hill | Privacy, the Internets and Advertisers | Scoop.it
Why privacy legislation is hot nowThe HillMore than at any time in the past decade, privacy hearings and proposed legislation are spreading across Capitol Hill. Until now, you could always make money betting against a privacy law passing in Congress.
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Start-up That Monitors Employees' Internet and Social Media Footprints Gets Gov Approval

Start-up That Monitors Employees' Internet and Social Media Footprints Gets Gov Approval | Privacy, the Internets and Advertisers | Scoop.it
The Federal Trade Commission drops its investigation of Social Intelligence Corporation, a start-up that does social media background checks on job applicants and monitors employees' Internet footprints for illegal activity.
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100 Hours worth of data breaches : Massachusetts Data Privacy Law Blog

100 Hours worth of data breaches : Massachusetts Data Privacy Law Blog | Privacy, the Internets and Advertisers | Scoop.it
An interesting look at the variety of recent #databreaches: http://t.co/1WSX8qj #privacy...
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'Massive blow' to music industry as Eircom anti-piracy measures rejected

'Massive blow' to music industry as Eircom anti-piracy measures rejected | Privacy, the Internets and Advertisers | Scoop.it
The broadband firm's 'three strikes' system has reportedly been struck down in a move described as 'highly significant' for internet users.
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Data mining without prejudice - MIT News Office

Data mining without prejudice - MIT News Office | Privacy, the Internets and Advertisers | Scoop.it
A new technique for finding relationships between variables in large datasets makes no prior assumptions about what those relationships might be.
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As Banks Start Nosing Around Facebook and Twitter, the Wrong Friends Might Just Sink Your Credit

As Banks Start Nosing Around Facebook and Twitter, the Wrong Friends Might Just Sink Your Credit | Privacy, the Internets and Advertisers | Scoop.it
RT @ashk4n: Lenddo credit scoring service “uses your online social network to assess credit” http://t.co/f4EylQdh #privacy...
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FTC Takes on Super Cookies

FTC Takes on Super Cookies | Privacy, the Internets and Advertisers | Scoop.it
FTC Takes on Super Cookies
The FTC is an increasingly nimble enforcer, with ever shorter news story-to-enforcement action cycles.
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Personal information of 3.5 million poker players leaked

Personal information of 3.5 million poker players leaked | Privacy, the Internets and Advertisers | Scoop.it
1 (RT @helpnetsecurity: Personal information of 3.5 million poker players leaked - http://t.co/VsbJPRjP #privacy...)...
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Facebook Flaw Exploited to Make Zuckerberg's Private Pics Public

That's probably about as good as way as any to get Mark Zuckerberg's attention.
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The New Big Data - Technology Review

The New Big Data - Technology Review | Privacy, the Internets and Advertisers | Scoop.it
Today's big data is forcing researchers to find new techniques for knowledge discovery and data mining.
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EA's Origin EULA Hides Data Mining Clause | GamePolitics

EA's Origin EULA Hides Data Mining Clause | GamePolitics | Privacy, the Internets and Advertisers | Scoop.it
Origin = Evil http://t.co/x7lrARc #BF3 #EA #STEAM #STEAMPOWERED...
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Reid Hoffman - Wall Street Journal

Reid Hoffman - Wall Street Journal | Privacy, the Internets and Advertisers | Scoop.it
Entrepreneur (blog)Reid HoffmanWall Street JournalPrivacy, he claims, is primarily an issue with old people. “Social networks do best when they tap into one of the seven deadly sins. Facebook is ego. Zynga is sloth.
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How Life360 Plans to Turn Its Millions of Free Mobile Location Tracking Users ... - ReadWriteWeb

How Life360 Plans to Turn Its Millions of Free Mobile Location Tracking Users ... - ReadWriteWeb | Privacy, the Internets and Advertisers | Scoop.it
How Life360 Plans to Turn Its Millions of Free Mobile Location Tracking Users ...ReadWriteWebParents, typically, might have a smartphone running the Life360 app and tracking the location of their children's feature phones - which were opted-in by...
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Lulz Security Says It Hacked Into Arizona Data - New York Times

Lulz Security Says It Hacked Into Arizona Data - New York Times | Privacy, the Internets and Advertisers | Scoop.it
Arizona Capitol TimesLulz Security Says It Hacked Into Arizona DataNew York TimesLulz Security, a group of hackers who have claimed responsibility for a number of recent online data attacks, said Thursday that it had successfully breached the...
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Most internet users afraid privacy won’t exist in 2020

Most internet users afraid privacy won’t exist in 2020 | Privacy, the Internets and Advertisers | Scoop.it
Loss of privacy by 2020 has been cited as the No 1 concern amongst a study of 10,000 internet users in 12 European countries. The majority fear companies will track and trace their every internet move.
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