Facebook, the largest social network in the world may be doing more than just connecting friends and listing local concerts. In fact, facebooks impact on society goes far beyond meeting new friends and sharing music videos.
Last year, a friend of
Goldman Sachs has decided to bar private U.S. clients from getting a piece of an oversubscribed $1.5 billion investment in Facebook because of “intense media attention,” the securities firm tells the Wall Street Journal Monday.
Right off the bat I can tell you that attempting to force people to identify themselves on a national level doesn’t have much to do with the Department of Commerce’s official mission. We should all be feeling skeptical about this ID scheme.
Greta Van Susteren's solution was to "create a system where people can freely and completely post comments BUT must simply identify themselves (name or email address)," insisting it wouldn't impede First Amendment rights.
Facebook is becoming a "critical part of the Internet's identity infrastructure" and wants to supply your Internet driver's license. Facebook Login allows any website to use its identity infrastructure by adding a few lines of code so users...
Concerned by the wave of requests for customer data from law enforcement agencies, Google set up an online tool showing the frequency of these requests in various countries. In the first half of 2010, it counted more than 4,200 in the USA.
The new system will probably hasten the death of traditional passwords. Instead, users may rely on devices such as smartcards with embedded chips, tokens that generate random codes or biometric devices.
[JT:Coming to a country near you!] A censorship war has unfolded on the streets and on the Internet in Tunisia over the past weeks. Freedom of speech activists are demanding less censorship regarding the country’s growing social unrest, but instead o
"He violated my privacy. I was violated," Clara Walker said in an exclusive interview with "Nightline's" Bill Weir. "It's all about him right now... because he's making it all about him. He forgot what he did.
Walker's ex, Leon Walker, faces a cha
Goldman Sachs has reached out to its wealthy private clients, offering them a chance to invest in Facebook, the hot social networking giant that is considering a possible public offering in 2012, according to people familiar with the matter.
By investing $450 million in Facebook at a $50 billion valuation -- and helping Facebook raise as much as another $1.5 billion, as the NYT reported -- Goldman Sachs got a little extra: It's now in the driver's seat to eventually take Facebook public.
California's law making it illegal to impersonate people online just went into effect.
Now this hobby will get you dinged for up to $1,000 and/or a year in jail.
So you'd better put those plans to create a hilarious Marissa Mayer Facebook acco
THE Chinese regulator has declared Internet phone services other than those provided by China Telecom and China Unicom as illegal, which is expected to make services like Skype unavailable in the country. To protect state-owned telecom carriers, medi
"Italian newspaper La Repubblica reports that YouTube and similar websites based on user-generated content will be considered TV stations (Google translation of Italian original) in Italian law, and will be subject to the same obligations.
The Smoking Gun published an FBI affidavit, detailing an operation that took US federal investigators to Europe, Canada and the United States as they hunted down the "Internet activists" who launched attacks "against perceived corporate enemies of Wi
Watch Streaming Broadcast Live:
Live Chat Telegram
Share this page with your friends
on your favorite social network: