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  1. Twitter’s Vine Updates Rules on Explicit Sexual Content

    Twitter is clamping down on graphic sexual activities and provocative nudity that people post on quick clip video app Vine, making it clear that explicit sexual content is unwanted. Twitter produced a support article to lay out what explicit...

  2. Yelp: Court Ruling on Anonymous Customer Reviews 'Could Have a Chilling Effect on Free Speech'

    A U.S.court has ordered local business review website Yelp to reveal the names of seven of its anonymous reviewers. The order follows a lawsuit filed by a firm called Hadeed Carpet Cleaning, which suspected that some of the reviews placed online...

  3. Twitter Adds Alerts to Help Users During Emergencies, Disasters

    Twitter has announced the launch of Twitter Alerts, which it describes as a way of broadcasting critical information from emergency reporting organizations. Today, we're launching Twitter Alerts, a new feature that brings us one step closer to...

  4. New MPAA Report Blames Google, Search Engines for Piracy

    The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) has completed a study of online piracy and traced a lot of it to Google services. The MPAA claimed that many of the incidents of piracy it has seen could be pinned on search engines and suggested...

  5. Google Boldly Rejects UK Privacy Laws in Safari Snooping Case

    Google has told the UK High Court that it isn't subject to UK privacy laws because it is a U.S.company. Google is in court because it danced around security settings on the Apple iPhone and collected some users' personal information through Safari.

  6. Bing Adds Pop-Up Child Abuse Warnings to UK Searchers

    Bing has added a pop-up warning that will appear when someone is about view images of child abuse. Microsoft is the first search engine to add the sort of feature that the UK government has suggested will be a good way to protect children online.

  7. Google, Yahoo, Facebook, Microsoft Urge 'Greater Transparency' in PRISM Letter

    Several high-profile technology companies have co-signed a letter that asks President Obama for permission to report on PRISM data requests. Firms including Google, Yahoo, Facebook, Microsoft, Mozilla, Apple, and Reddit have put their names to the...

  8. Google: No Plans for Glass Facial Recognition Apps (At This Time)

    Google has told the world that it will not approve any facial recognition software for Glass until it's had time to have a good think about it. Glass has raised some eyebrows among privacy watchers, and is already banned from places where people...