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Privacy International pokes a stick in Google's eye

Privacy International has poked Google in the eye with the stick. In an interim report on the privacy ranking of the major Internet services, Google was the only company found among those surveyed to receive a failing grade, which Privacy International described as conducting comprehensive consumer surveillance and having entrenched hostility to privacy.

June 10, 2007 by Dan Farber


From cave paintings to camera phones

In his recent Guardian column, Nick Carr opines on the newest leisure time activity--the self-recording of one's daily life. "Today, we seem to be operating under a new and very different dictum: the unrecorded life is not worth living," Nick writes.

June 10, 2007 by Dan Farber


What was Microsoft thinking?

With the introduction of so many editions of Windows Vista, Microsoft has introduced a level of customer confusion (and frustration) that is unprecedented. Don't they get it?

June 8, 2007 by Marc Wagner


Podcast: Semantic Web, iPhonomics, SalesGoog and more...

This week on the Dan & David Show, we discuss Worldwide Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee's notion of how the Semantic Web is better for data access than APIs.We also talk about the impending and potentially anti-climactic arrival of the iPhone and the calculus of battery life (iPhonomics); SAP's notion of Web 3.

June 7, 2007 by Dan Farber