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Now it is #facebook

www.guardian.co.uk
Adoption by Facebook makes hashtags a more potent marketing tool, argues Tim AndersonTwitter hashtags began in 2007, invented by open-standards evangelist Chris Messina, who was inspired by similar tags on Flickr and, before that ,channels on IRC (internet relay chat). Messina called them tag channels and the idea was to...
Now it is #facebook

Can OpenGeocoder Fill the Platform Gap Left by Google Maps?

www.readwriteweb.com
How do machines understand what place you're talking about when you say the name of a city, a street or a neighborhood? With geocoding technology, that's how. Every location-based service available uses a geocoder to translate the name of a place into a location on a map. But there isn't...
Can OpenGeocoder Fill the Platform Gap Left by Google Maps?

OpenDNS introduces VPN, content filtering for mobile devices

www.pcworld.com
OpenDNS, a company that specializes in secure Domain Name System lookups, has released a suite of security services built around its core DNS product that are intended to provide safer browsing outside of a corporate network. Called Umbrella, the service allows administrators to enforce content-specific browsing policies while a...
OpenDNS introduces VPN, content filtering for mobile devices

Sequoia-Backed Clutch Mobile Secures Apps, Devices And Networks For The Enterprise

techcrunch.com
As mobile invades the enterprise, companies and IT admins need comprehensive security offerings that offer protection for iOS and Android. Enter Clutch Mobile, a recently launched startup which gives companies three layers of protection around the device, apps, and network to protect critical data. The company is also announcing an...
Sequoia-Backed Clutch Mobile Secures Apps, Devices And Networks For The Enterprise

Well invites users to get things done with friends

www.insidemobileapps.com
Well is a new “social to-do list” app for iOS devices from Jeraff, Inc. The app claims to “finally get social to-do lists right” and is available now as a free Universal download. The concept behind Well is relatively simple: it allows users to make lists on a variety of...
Well invites users to get things done with friends
UK study finds mobile carriers are filtering too much content with parental control systems

EFF demands FCC close copyright "loophole" in net neutrality

arstechnica.com
The Electronic Frontier Foundation might be expected to love the FCC's "Open Internet" push, but the group has one big concern with the rulemaking: the presence of "a loophole for copyright enforcement in its proposed regulations for network neutrality." The EFF has now submitted a petition to the FCC...
EFF demands FCC close copyright "loophole" in net neutrality

Censored: Apple Content Filtering Needs Work

www.pcworld.com
Apple seems to think that "kinky sex moves" is appropriate content for 12 year olds, but rejected other content because it has the word "penis"....
Censored: Apple Content Filtering Needs Work

World telecom conference ends with uneven support

www.pcworld.com
Expect no major changes to the functioning of the Internet in the coming months after a controversial ending to the International Telecommunication Union's World Conference on International Telecommunications (WCIT), but an agreement hammered out there may encourage countries to censor Web content in the longer term, participants and observers...
World telecom conference ends with uneven support

Tunisia celebrates its first National Day for Internet Freedom, still struggles with what that freedom means

thenextweb.com
Tunisia has declared March 13 as its National Day for Internet Freedom. The celebration comes just one day after World Day Against Censorship, as well as an apparent attack by Tunisian members of Anonymous on Islamist-owned websites in the country. Tunisia is still on Reporters without Borders (RWB) list of...
Tunisia celebrates its first National Day for Internet Freedom, still struggles with what that freedom means

ISPs Will Start Acting As Hollywood's Private Online Security Guards By July

www.techdirt.com
Last July, we wrote about how the major ISPs had agreed to a "voluntary" "six strikes" plan (really five strikes, but everyone calls it six...) to start acting as Hollywood's private online security guards. And, by "voluntary" we mean without any input from the actual stake holders (customers) and with...
ISPs Will Start Acting As Hollywood's Private Online Security Guards By July
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