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Posted on Jul 25 2011 02:38 AM by xper in Internet

Saturday’s Google+ user account deletion purge plunged the new social network into a crisis of user trust. The community wants it fixed. Saturday’s deletion of multiple Google+ user accounts spanned from well-known tech figures to ordinary netizens. It...

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Posted on Jul 13 2011 02:45 AM by xper in Internet

Google+ is growing. The new social network by the search giant is expected to pass the 10 million user mark today, even while the service remains in invite-only beta. Google launched its social experiment just 2 weeks ago, but it has been expanding at...

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Posted on Jul 13 2011 02:42 AM by xper in Internet

U.S. law-enforcement agencies are increasingly obtaining warrants to search Facebook, often gaining detailed access to users' accounts without their knowledge. A Reuters review of the Westlaw legal database shows that since 2008, federal judges ha...

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Posted on Jul 05 2011 09:02 AM by xper in Internet

Members of the European Parliament have demanded to know what lawmakers intend to do about the conflict between the European Union's Data Protection Directive and the U.S. Patriot Act. The issue has been raised following Microsoft's admission...

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Posted on Jul 05 2011 01:47 AM by xper in Internet

On Friday, Dropbox revised its terms of service, privacy policy and security overview documents. Although the updates are designed to make Dropbox's T&Cs simpler and easier to understand, it has reignited the debate that first surfaced when Dro...

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Posted on Jul 05 2011 01:39 AM by xper in Internet

Facebook has been blocking a tool to let people extract contact information their friends have shared with them, the tool's developer said today--but he's working on a way to evade Facebook's restrictions. "Facebook is trying so hard...

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Posted on Jul 04 2011 01:22 PM by xper in Internet

The world is already abuzz about Google+, even though it's not accessible to most. Still, many doubt that anyone, even the mighty one from Mountain View, can catch up to Facebook's half a billion (at least) active users. Unless, maybe there was...

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Posted on Jul 04 2011 09:08 AM by xper in Internet

Cyber criminals have reacted in typically speedy fashion to the launch of Google's new social networking service by spamming out fake invitations in an attempt to promote pharmaceutical web sites. Sophos senior technology consultant Graham Cluley...

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Posted on Jul 04 2011 08:47 AM by xper in Internet

Google+ is awesome. Or -- at least -- I'm assuming it is. Although I've had an invitation to join Google's social networking experiment for several days, every time I attempt to check out the service I'm told "We've temporarily...

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Posted on Jul 04 2011 08:29 AM by xper in Internet

Chrome and Safari continued to chip away at Internet Explorer's usage share last month, while Firefox remained stalled for the fourth straight month, a Web statistics firm said today. Meanwhile, Microsoft used the same data from Net Applications t...

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