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35 million Google profiles were *already* exposed on the internet

35 million Google profiles were *already* exposed on the net

PhD student Matthijs R. Koot creates a database of 35 million Google profiles - scooping up real names, email addresses, and other personal data.

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Does Facebook privacy stand up to rivals?

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At the end of March, Facebook announced some proposed privacy policy changes in compliance with their open governance policy. The same week, I logged into LinkedIn to discover they had also recently updated their privacy policy. I thought this might Read more…

A bad first week for Google Buzz

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I've just returned from vacation to find that the everyone is buzzing about.. well, Google Buzz. Google's launch of a Twitter-style social network, embedded into its popular Gmail service, was always bound to make headlines of course, but it became Read more…