Tag Archives: Cell Phones

ASCAP : Ring-a-Ding-Ding! Ka-Ching.

Graphic by Larry Ray / The Rag Blog.ASCAP wants to be paid when your phone rings …these are the same folks who crisscrossed America threatening and intimidating small business owners for having a radio playing in their small shop, diner … finish reading ASCAP : Ring-a-Ding-Ding! Ka-Ching.

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Your Digital Trail and the New Big Brother

About 100 students at M.I.T. are trading privacy for a smartphone that tracks their calls, messages and movements. Photo by Jodi Hilton / NYT. Even its practitioners acknowledge that, if misused, collective intelligence tools could create an Orwellian future on … finish reading Your Digital Trail and the New Big Brother

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Twitter: Diabolical Terrorist Tool?

Army surveillance photo of Twitter terrorist conspiring with comrades.Army report: ‘Twitter was recently used as a countersurveillance, command and control, and movement tool by activists at the Republican National Convention.’By William Michael Hanks / The Rag Blog / October 26, … finish reading Twitter: Diabolical Terrorist Tool?

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Landmark Ruling : Cell Phone Location Protected by Fourth Amendment

Boston artist Nick Rodrigues’ Personal Cell Phone Booth won’t protect him from triangulation or global positioning.Chalk up one small victory for privacyBy William Michael Hanks / The Rag Blog / September 15, 2008 A powerful and easily-implemented feature of cell … finish reading Landmark Ruling : Cell Phone Location Protected by Fourth Amendment

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