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Jonah Raskin : Google Is Not God

Illustration © 2007 by Stuart Brown / Modern Life.Google is not God:Whatever happened to privacy in America? By Jonah Raskin / The Rag Blog / March 3, 2010 Google often seems to be all-powerful, and as omniscient as God himself … finish reading Jonah Raskin : Google Is Not God

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Kos : The Newspaper Execs’ Hissy Fit

Newspaper, aka the “Dinosaur Blog.” Graphic from Exhibit 5a. The industry’s woes are self-inflicted, and its continued arrogance and superiority complex continue to blind its executives from potential solutions in a world where quite frankly, they are no longer quite … finish reading Kos : The Newspaper Execs’ Hissy Fit

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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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Some Web Firms Say They Track Behavior Without Explicit Consent

‘Increasingly, there are no limits technologically as to what a company can do in terms of collecting information’By Ellen Nakashima / August 12, 2008 Several Internet and broadband companies have acknowledged using targeted-advertising technology without explicitly informing customers, according to … finish reading Some Web Firms Say They Track Behavior Without Explicit Consent

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