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Kashmir Hill / The Not-So Private Parts:
Hulu To Users: Connect Your Facebook Account Or No Social For You   —  Some angry Hulu users created this logo to protest a push to integrate their accounts with Facebook  —  Last month, video provider Hulu made changes to its social sharing features.  For Facebook users, it was great …
May 8, 2012, 5:50 AMIn context
Kashmir Hill / The Not-So Private Parts:
The FBI Workaround For Private Companies To Share Information With Law Enforcement Without CISPA   —  The NCFTA “functions as a conduit between private industry and law enforcement.”  (Art from the site)  —  A debate is currently raging in Washington, D.C. and various politically-engaged spots …
Apr 28, 2012, 9:25 PMIn context
Kashmir Hill / The Not-So Private Parts:
Congressmen: Do Government Agencies Regularly Spy On Federal Employees' E-Mails?   —  How closely does Big Brother watch its employees?  —  Earlier this year, a group of doctors and scientists who had previously worked with the FDA sued the agency for secretly monitoring them after they blew …
Mar 6, 2012, 5:20 PMIn context
Kashmir Hill / The Not-So Private Parts:
Facebook's Top Cop: Joe Sullivan   —  Facebook chief of security Joe Sullivan, sitting in front of a display of the bad guys his team has taken down (Photo Credit:Timothy Archibald)  —  This story appears in the March 12, 2012 issue of Forbes magazine.  —  If Facebook were a country …
Feb 22, 2012, 9:50 PMIn context
Kashmir Hill / The Not-So Private Parts:
Max Schrems: The Austrian Thorn In Facebook's Side   —  Max Schrems, a 24-year-old law student from Austria, has become one of Facebook's most prominent critics  —  There are likely many things about Facebook that annoy you.  Wouldn't it be nice if you could sit down for six hours …
Feb 8, 2012, 1:55 AMIn context
Kashmir Hill / The Not-So Private Parts:
Rick Santorum's Iowa Performance Helps His ‘Google Problem’   —  Rick Santorum's performance in Iowa is good for his campaign, and for his Google problem.  —  Rick Santorum is the GOP presidential candidate known for his “Google problem.”  A Google search of his name returns scatological results thanks …
Jan 4, 2012, 4:10 PMIn context
Kashmir Hill / The Not-So Private Parts:
Why An Investment Firm Was Awarded $2.5 Million After Being Defamed By Blogger   —  No miscarriage of justice here.  —  It was the $2.5 million dollar lawsuit heard round the blogosphere.  The Seattle Weekly reported that an “Oregon blogger” had been found guilty of defamation and ordered to pay an investment firm $2.5 million.
Dec 8, 2011, 2:40 PMIn context
Kashmir Hill / The Not-So Private Parts:
Supreme Court Justices Concerned About Pervasive, Technology-Enabled Government Surveillance   —  The Supreme Court Justices don't want the government attaching GPS trackers to their cars.  —  The Supreme Court justices were decked out in their usual black robes today for a case involving …
Nov 8, 2011, 3:35 PMIn context
Kashmir Hill / The Not-So Private Parts:
Facebook Keeps A History Of Everyone Who Has Ever Poked You, Along With A Lot Of Other Data   —  Your Facebook report might be 100s of pages long  —  Across the pond, European law grants citizens a “right to access,” meaning that companies have to provide a person with all of the personal data they have on them if they request it.
Sep 28, 2011, 5:50 AMIn context
Kashmir Hill / Forbes:
Facebook Finally Helps Users Avoid Being Tagged in Embarrassing Photos, But Also Expands Who Can Tag   —  Subscribe to Forbes Get a Free Trial Issue … Facebook announced big changes to its “privacy controls” today.  The changes make privacy settings much more like those available …
Aug 23, 2011, 7:00 PMIn context

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