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Date Fairness.com Resource Read it at: Dec 08, 2008 Google cranks up the Consensus Engine: Manufacturing isn't dead - it just went to Mountain View
QUOTE: That Google was impartial was one of the articles of faith. For if Google was ever to be found to be applying subjective human judgment directly on the process, it would be akin to the voting machines being rigged....This week Marissa Meyer explained that editorial judgments will play a key role in Google searches.
Register May 19, 2008 Mozilla phancies doing a Phorm: Firefox - your friendly data snooper
QUOTE: what's a non-profit web browser doing building in a data-gathering infrastructure? It would be creepy if we discovered say Nokia putting stealth recording equipment into its handsets.
Register May 18, 2008 Privacy? Forget it. Sell your brain and desires to the highest bidder
QUOTE: Thanks to something called Stream Processing the Feds will be able to recognize if an unusual amount of toasters have entered the Chicago area. The same processing technology will then grab the toaster recipients' addresses and compare them with credit card, hotel, flight and phone records.
Register Feb 25, 2008 ISP data deal with former 'spyware' boss triggers privacy fears
QUOTE: More than ten million customers of the UK's three largest ISPs will have their browsing habits sold to a company with roots in the murky world of spyware.
Register Mar 29, 2007 Conspiracy theorists: Feds, web hosts conspire against us: And the Illuminati are in on it too
QUOTE: there are many other Anti-Masons and 9/11 truthers claiming that sinister forces and the internet's big boys are de-indexing and suspending sites that threaten to expose the global ruling elite. It sounds loopy, but the allegations - from the webmasters of sites such as Prison Planet and the Illuminati Conspiracy Archive - have persisted since late last year.
Register Mar 28, 2007 So who sent you that spam? HP or Oracle?
QUOTE: Exclusive When it comes to bot-infested PCs that spew spam, most of us assume the owners are newbie users too naive or careless to follow basic security measures. Think again. There's a good chance that the penis enlargement email that just landed in your inbox is from a network maintained by Oracle, Hewlett-Packard or some other Fortune 1000 company.
Register Dec 14, 2004 Online extortion works
QUOTE: Online extortion is quietly affecting thousands of businesses, for a very simple reason: it works. The big question then becomes, how will you and your company decide to respond?
Register Nov 05, 2002 Chinese province issues swipe IDs to Internet cafe users
QUOTE: People in the central Chinese province of Jiangxi who use cybercafes are having their online activities monitored by police.
Register Dec 18, 2001 Roxio, EasyCD and Windows XP - the true story
QUOTE: It's by no means unusual for software companies to try to ride on the back of Microsoft's latest release in order to get users to give them more money...
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