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May 6, 2012, 7:50 PM

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Casey Johnston / Ars Technica:
Leave only footprints: how Google's ethical ignorance gets it in trouble  —  “According to a well written and thorough article in the Virginia Journal of Law & Technology, what we've been saying for over three years has been determined to be true: WarDriving is not a crime.”
Tweets: @csoghoian
Sam Byford / The Verge:
Real-time Facebook ‘likes’ displayed on Brazilian fashion retailer's clothes racks  —  Fashion retailer C&A may be a fading brand in much of Europe, but its Brazilian arm is doing what it can to stay on the pulse of social media.  A new initiative called Fashion Like allows people …
Ernesto / TorrentFreak:
BitTorrent Set To Rebrand Itself As Gyre?  —  A few days ago the latest uTorrent alpha release saw the light.  —  Among other things, the new version aims to make downloads even faster for users with high bandwidth connections.  —  But there was something else quite unique about the release.
Kim Zetter / Wired:
Everyone Has Been Hacked.  Now What?  —  The attackers chose their moment well.  —  On Apr. 7, 2011, five days before Microsoft patched a critical zero-day vulnerability in Internet Explorer that had been publicly disclosed three months earlier on a security mailing list …
Tweets: @e_kaspersky
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Pair vs. Pair: Pair The App Is Getting Sued By Pair Networks, The Hosting Company  —  It was less than a week ago that Tenthbit, the developers of the buzzy, new social-networking-app-for-couples (or other partners) Pair, picked up a $4.2 million seed round, money the founders said would be used …
Joel Rosenblatt / Bloomberg:
Apple Must Face Lawsuit Over IPhone Data Collection Claims  —  Apple Inc. must face a lawsuit over claims it collected data from customers' iPhones while they used applications approved by the company, a judge ruled.  —  U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh in San Jose, California …
John Biggs / TechCrunch:
New Start Up CodeNow.Com Lets You Build And Test Code In Real Time, In Your Browser  —  Trying new APIs is tricky.  You can spend hours setting things up, gaining permissions, and learning syntax before you even get to write one line of code.  That's why CodeNow.com is cool.
Tweets: @stevecheney

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