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  1. Search Engine Users Dislike Personalized Search But Like the Results

    Without downplaying any of the privacy concerns, which are very real and warrant a closer look at search engine privacy practices, how much stock can we put into user sentiment that personalization is bad when our actions say it is just oh so good?

  2. Google Won't Pause New Privacy Policy - Should They Have To?

    The problem we seem to see over and over with privacy and other Internet-related concerns (which we also witnessed throughout the SOPA protest) is that it takes the scrutiny and evaluation of proposed legislation or policy by the public themselves...

  3. SOPA Explained: Why It’s Bad for the Web & How to #StopSOPA

    For a more complete timeline of Communications, Privacy and Internet Law, see SOPA on Miso Susanowa’s blog. In their closing, the White House was clear that they plan to continue moving forward with anti-piracy legislation, saying, “Moving forward...

  4. FTC Finalizes Settlement of Google Buzz Privacy Issues

    Google admitted they were in the wrong and apologized repeatedly for the privacy issues. The History of Buzz's Privacy Concerns Concerns with Buzz's privacy policy were brought up shortly after this Google mini-blogging service was released in 2010.

  5. Facebook Fixes Cookie Issues as Lawmakers Urge FTC Privacy Probe

    Privacy concerns were also front and center last week following Facebook's f8 conference, when the introduction of the Timeline and "frictionless" sharing of, well, everything you're doing. Facebook isn't the only one facing privacy and tracking...

  6. Facebook F8 Wrapup: Timeline, Ticker, GraphRank for Users & Marketers

    There are obvious privacy concerns here and Facebook is no stranger to public floggings over privacy issues. They have recently introduced in-line privacy settings to help users control how content is shared.

  7. Ears to the Ground: Linden Lab is Changing How it Listens to its Customers

    Avatar visibility is about increased privacy. It's a huge step toward respecting the privacy of others at the base, land level. It seems like a simple thing (and I have always thought it should be), but this is the first time that this level of...

  8. As Facebook's Empire Expands, U.S. & Canada Interest Declines [Report]

    Even with privacy and other concerns, users are choosing Facebook well before they choose any other service. Beyond that, as some users turn over their accounts (blame addiction, privacy, boredom, breakups, or anything else you want) about the same...

  9. Security and Responsibility on the Virtual Frontier

    Several people have suggested a "registration system" of sorts for merchants, like an additional verification system, but this has been met with a mixed response, as many people don't want to compromise their RL privacy and/or don't believe that...