Google Fined $25,000 By FCC in “Wi-Spy” Case

The FCC has proposed a $25,000 fine against Google on the grounds that the global search giant "deliberately impeded" their 2010 investigation into the collection...

Netflix has not yet formed a Pro-SOPA SuperPAC

While Netflix has an increasing budget for lobbying ( $20,000 in 2009, $130,000 in 2010 and $500,000 in 2011 ), and they have formed a PAC called the FLIXPAC, the company...

Freedom and Loathing in Lost Facebook Accounts

Freedom Online? Not if the free-loaders have any say about it, and brother, they will not shut up. I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again, “when you...

Employer’s Asking for Facebook Credentials

There has been a rash of complaints and public outcry arising over companies asking potential employees for their Facebook login credentials. Several complaints have been...

USA Dot COM

How do you feel about the US ‘owning’ .COM (and .cc, .net, .name, .org, and .tv) regardless of the international needs of the internet? Well the U.S. government...

Easy options for de-personalization

Today I saw the start of a graphical ad campaign by DuckDuckGo aimed at explaining how search personalization creates a ‘bubble’ that traps your search ability....

Rick Mercer on Toews – Nailed it!

A brand new, previously undocumented, ranking signal that affects both Google and Bing would be a huge topic change for this blog. Sadly the search engine optimization world...

Canadians: Why are we hitting ourselves?

Remember when you were bullied as a kid with the old ‘hey why are you punching yourself?’ gag? Yeah it was sort of funny because you weren’t actually hitting...

Facebook & Google Concede to Indian Censorship

Following closely on the recent SOPA, PIPA and ACTA debates, an Indian court has ordered 21 technology companies, including Google and Facebook, to remove content it has deemed...
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