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  1. Facebook & Twitter Apps Exploited to Profit From Private Data

    The seller claims to have collected the information over a period of six months, meaning users might have changed their privacy settings between the time of collection and our verification. Shopov published a post on Oct.titled, “I just bought more...

  2. Turns Out Google Didn't Actually Delete All Its UK Street View Data

    Google's WiFi data collection incidents gave the company a huge privacy black eye in numerous countries around the globe. It said Google had breached its undertaking with the ICO by failing to delete the data, opening itself up for a £500,000 fine.

  3. Google Blames FCC for Street View Investigation Delays

    In its ruling, the FCC accused Google of “deliberately” impeding and delaying the 17-month investigation into Google’s collection of payload data (including emails, email addresses, user names, passwords, names, telephone numbers, addresses, and...

  4. Congressman, EPIC Push for Larger Google Street View Investigation

    Google has previously faced government scrutiny over the collection of wireless data by Street View teams all around the world. Google Stops Street View Data Collection After Canada, Spain Complaints Google Faces Oregon Class Action Lawsuit Over...

  5. SEOs Strike Out as Google Encrypts Signed-in Search Data

    However, it's also key to avoid any knee jerk reactions, there isn't going to be a large impact felt from this for some time, so instead of being something to worry about, it should simply provide further motivation to broaden data collection points.

  6. Top 10 Web Analytics Myths… Dispelled

    That being said, there are customizations that add considerable bloat to your JavaScript files supporting web analytics data collection. Web analytics is inherently inaccurate and practitioners are rarely adequately versed in statistical theory, so...

  7. The Google+ Controversy & Virtual Worlds – A Question Of Identity

    Part of this has to do with the ethos behind Facebook and part of it has to do with how Facebook makes money – via the collection, sale, and dissemination of personal information that the users of the service provide, linked to that wallet name.

  8. Google Stops Street View Data Collection After Canada, Spain Complaints

    Google Discontinues Street View Wireless Data Collection Google still intends to offer location-based services, but does not intend to resume collection of WiFi data through its Street View cars. Google, in May, called the numerous data collection...

  9. Use Humor for Link Marketing

    Do a search and you'll find a collection of sites devoted to this topic. From a marketing standpoint, you could use that data to find people of influence to help promote the humor section of your site to a much larger audience.

  10. Copyright Law: What Search Marketers Should Know (Part 1)

    A DMCA does not involve collection for any monetary damages. Local Search: Think Data Mining, LocalPoint According to the law, up to a $500,000 fine or up to five years imprisonment for a first offense, and up to $1,000,000 or 10 years imprisonment...