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  1. Why & How Google Hands Over Users' Data to Governments

    Electronic Communications Privacy Act. Drummond explained that when Google is able to, it notifies users that someone has come knocking for their information – whether it's search query history, Gmail messages, documents, photos, or YouTube videos...

  2. Facebook Settles Privacy Lawsuit, Buys Facial Recognition Company

    In 2011, the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) filed a complaint against Facebook with the FTC over their facial recognition capabilities. In lawsuit documents filed in Angel Fraley et al.individually and on behalf of all others...

  3. Google Forced to Release WikiLeaks Volunteer's Gmail Info

    The law under which this questionable seizure of private communications is permitted is called the Electronic Communications Privacy Act. What do you think of the Electronic Communications Privacy Act?

  4. FCC Passed "White Space" What Does It Mean

    These networks make it possible for the most common electronic devices to communicate with each other to resourcefully locate and establish a connection in nontraditional scenarios—like in a tunnel, or while riding the subway.

  5. SearchDay: Can Google Predict the Next President?

    Microsoft's Steve Ballmer Sees All Media Electronic in 10 years Posted by Frank Watson Jun 26, 2008 Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer told the Washington Post today that trees will have no fears from newspaper publishers as all media will be electronic.

  6. Highlights from the SEW Blog: April 7-11, 2008

    Microsoft to Fight Search Spam by Analyzing EmailMicrosoft was awarded a patent it applied for nearly 4 years ago, to fight search spam based on external elements, like "electronic documents," or email.

  7. Microsoft to Fight Search Spam by Analyzing Email

    On March 25, Microsoft was awarded a patent it applied for nearly 4 years ago, to fight search spam based on external elements, like "electronic documents," or email. Here's a story I missed when it broke.

  8. New Search Patent Applications: October 6, 2006 - Google Takes Over the Patent Office

    The contact information associated with the first member can be used to update the contact information for the first member in an electronic address book associated with the second member. System and method for obtaining content based on data from...

  9. New Search Patent Filings: August 28, 2006 - Identifying Web Spam and Adult Images

    An invitation to join an electronic service, such as an online social network, is sent to the unauthenticated user at an address known to the authenticated user. The unauthenticated user returns the token as a request to preview the authenticated...

  10. New Search Patent Filings: August 27, 2006 - Google's Recommendations, IBM's Speedier Pagerank, Napster's Search

    A search and recommendation system employs the preferences and profiles of individual users and groups within a community of users, as well as information derived from categorically organized content pointers, to augment electronic commerce...

  11. New Search Patent Applications: August 8, 2006 - Focusing on the Searcher

    Embodiments include receiving a search request from a requesting user and receiving document utilization information associated with one or more electronic documents, where the document utilization information provides an indication of the usage...

  12. New Search Patent Applications: June 19, 2006 - Autolinking, and Better Advertising through Deletion Predictions

    A server receives an electronic message and retrieves web pages that correspond to hyperlinks in the message. The server performs concept categorization on the retrieved web pages based on semantic relationships in the received information to...

  13. Daily SearchCast, June 7, 2006: Google Rethinking Chinese Censorship? Rock, Paper, Scissors, US Senator, Google Guy; What People Search For At The CIA Web Site & More!

    Gary Price discovers that the CIA has come up with a list of the top searches at the CIA's FOIA Electronic Reading Room. The CIA has a site that enables people to access and search CIA information such as previously released documents that were...