San Francisco startup Skout rape charge nightmare, social network pedo scandal loses investors, Tomb Raider fans hate new sexual victim Lara Croft, Apple adds same-sex emoticons.
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Louis Theroux goes anti-porn for ISP filters, Groupon self-censors over adult, eHarmony's LinkedIn password breach, Girls Gone Wild go for Bitcoin and PETA.xxx.
Voting on unprecedented snooping "cybersecurity" bill CISPA, widely opposed by organizations and individuals alike, has been delayed again.
The viral Facebook Privacy Notice is a fraud and shows that user trust is at an all time low.
The EFF's new privacy and protection report card shows Twitter, Sonic and Google as today’s top trustworthy tech companies.
Internet outcry rises after Jay Leno uses a YouTube video without permission and NBC removes it with a copyright claim takedown.
Google opposes UK porn filters, a fake porn profile nets felony charges, Faceporn trumps Facebook and iPads are for porn.
Hunter Moore investigated by FBI, UK porn filter conspiracy theories, Coca Cola vs. porn cybersquatters and Big Porn is sued for patent infringement.
Facebook's IPO lets it use a tax loophole to get up to $3 billion in tax breaks; no need to pay taxes for the forseeable future.
San Francisco denizens are angry that facial-detection cameras placed in bars by nightlife startup app SceneTap go live on Friday.