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Facebook Plans To End The 'No Kids Under 13′ Farce   —  Welcome to Facebook!  —  Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is ready to have children.  Not necessarily with his new wife, but on his social networking site.  According to the Wall Street Journal, Facebook is “developing technology” …
Jun 4, 2012, 3:45 PMIn context
Kashmir Hill / The Not-So Private Parts:
Facebook Privacy Policy Change Paves Way For Off-Facebook Advertising   —  Facebook is revamping its privacy policy* (which it likes to call a “data use policy"), fulfilling a pledge it made to the Irish privacy regulator to be more transparent and detailed about how it will and won't use the dirt it has on its users.
May 11, 2012, 3:00 PMIn context
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
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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
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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
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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

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