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A guide to all the insane predictions made by Google's new engineering director

NYTimes Columnist Stirs Up A Controversy That Will Only Drive Human Trafficking Further Underground

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You may recall a couple years ago that a bunch of politicians, led by state Attorneys General, went on a huge grandstanding campaign against Craigslist, because some people were using Craigslist for prostitution -- including some human trafficking. As we noted at the time (repeatedly), Craigslist was incredibly cooperative with...
NYTimes Columnist Stirs Up A Controversy That Will Only Drive Human Trafficking Further Underground
United Arab Emirates outlaws online criticism of the government

Why You Should Never Pay For Online Reputation Defense

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A host of firms claim they can protect you and your brand from bad online reviews. But the best approach may be to get your fans to support your reputation for you. Reputation management is gaining attention in Internet marketing, as brands worry that a disgruntled employee, a competitor or...
Why You Should Never Pay For Online Reputation Defense

Facebook And Twitter Battle To Rid Themselves Of Ads For Prostitutes (FB)

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Sex workers are openly using Facebook, Twitter and other social media to openly advertise their services. Prostitutes and escort agencies have created hundreds of unrestricted pages on Facebook, causing concern that children are being exposed to both explicit content as well as the services of the sex industry. Many of...
Facebook And Twitter Battle To Rid Themselves Of Ads For Prostitutes (FB)

Is Google the hole in your Android security?

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Android’s pattern lock is often considered one of the least secure methods of keeping your phone’s data away from prying eyes. Well, it appears that it’s at least secure enough to stymie the FBI. An undercover agent witnessed one Dante Dears using an Android device to run a prostitution and...
Is Google the hole in your Android security?

Hard Hitting Video Slams "Political Prostitution" In Movie Piracy Cases

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For the past few months the headlines have been dominated by two huge movie piracy related cases. Barely a week goes by without updates on the Megaupload case, which is almost certainly the biggest copyright infringement lawsuit the world has ever seen. Then, with less fanfare but with some seriously...
Hard Hitting Video Slams "Political Prostitution" In Movie Piracy Cases

Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

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Readers react to a proposal for a longer school year and day.    ...
Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

Attorneys General Upset That Craigslist Is Profiting From Procedure He Forced Craigslist To Put In Place

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The grandstanding of some Attorneys General never ceases -- even when they created the "problem" they're now grandstanding against. Case in point: Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal and his crusade against Craigslist. Two years ago, Blumenthal blamed Craigslist for prostitution ads that appear on the site. Blumenthal, as the state...
Attorneys General Upset That Craigslist Is Profiting From Procedure He Forced Craigslist To Put In Place

State Law Runs Afoul of Protections for Internet Providers, EFF Claims

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The Electronic Frontier Foundation is challenging a Washington State law that criminalizes advertising for underage prostitution, claiming it runs afoul of......
State Law Runs Afoul of Protections for Internet Providers, EFF Claims
LinkedIn Bans Prostitutes From Using Its Site

Foxconn Throws $1.6 Billion Into Sharp For Flatscreen Panels (AAPL)

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Apple manufacturer Foxconn is investing $1.6 billion in Sharp and committing to buying up to 50% of the company's flatscreen panels, reports Bloomberg. This could be a move on Foxconn's end to simply ensure that it has a decent supply for future products, such as the long-rumored Apple television....
Foxconn Throws $1.6 Billion Into Sharp For Flatscreen Panels (AAPL)
Dating Site Breaks Up With Amazon Over Broken Cloud
LinkedIn Wants Prostitutes To Stop Using Its Site (LNKD)
Police Bust Prostitues Using Airbnb Apartment in Stockhom
Judge temporarily stops Washington state anti-prostitution law, citing free speech concerns

More on Information About Prostitution

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No, There Was Not A Prostitution Raid On Sand Hill Road

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For weeks, people in Silicon Valley have been passing around a satirical publication's fake report about a supposed prostitution raid at a hotel on Sand Hill Road, the hub of California's venture-capital firms. A local newspaper, the San Jose Mercury News, has investigated. Good news! The fake story is fake....
No, There Was Not A Prostitution Raid On Sand Hill Road

Iran asks Facebook to fight porn

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Facebook will reportedly be helping Iran in its fight against pornography and prostitution. [Read more]...
Iran asks Facebook to fight porn
The Philippines bans cybersex, imposes harsh fines for libelous comments

'Everything I Know About Social Media Marketing I Learned Doing Sex Work'

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Female sex workers are flocking to Silicon Valley to court the young, rich, and smart tech entrepreneurs, Laurie Segall and Erica Fink of CNNMoney report.  They consider themselves to be entrepreneurs, too, using Square to accept payments, social networks and blogs to connect with potential customers, and Google Voice...
'Everything I Know About Social Media Marketing I Learned Doing Sex Work'
Updated LinkedIn user agreement prohibits 'escort services or prostitution,' even where legal

The Founder Of The 'Sugar Daddy' Dating Empire Is Fighting PayPal For Ditching Him

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An entrepreneur dubbed "Mr. Sugar Daddy" has a serious beef with PayPal. Brandon Wade runs an online dating empire including whatsyourprice.com, in which singles "bid" on first dates, and seekingarrangement.com aimed at "sugar daddies." The former MIT nerd recently sued online payment giant PayPal, claiming it got rid of him...
The Founder Of The 'Sugar Daddy' Dating Empire Is Fighting PayPal For Ditching Him

A Case For Tax Evasion In The Informal Economy

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Without under-the-table, off-the-books dealing, argues Benedict Dellot, many businesses would simply not exist. He calls the informal economy a "hotbed of entrepreneurialism." Benedict Dellot is a Senior Researcher for the Royal Society of Arts, the London-based multidisciplinary institution. Dellot has taken an interest in the informal economy--the legions of...
A Case For Tax Evasion In The Informal Economy

Washington State Tries To Criminalize Service Providers For User Behavior; Internet Archive Sues

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For years, we've talked about the importance of Section 230 in properly applying liability directed at the actual people who break laws, rather than the tools and services they use. Unfortunately, some people fail to make a distinction and love to blame service providers. And... once it gets into areas...
Washington State Tries To Criminalize Service Providers For User Behavior; Internet Archive Sues
South Korean air force releases bizarre 'Les Miserables' parody to boost troop morale
Backpage.com and the prostitution law that could take down Twitter, YouTube, and Wikipedia

Sex Ads Make Up A Third Of Craigslist's Revenues

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Craigslist doesn't have the most revenues of online companies, but it is almost without a doubt the most profitable relative to size. They have the highest revenues per employee of any blue chip company in the the tech industry. But a lot of that revenue comes from sex ads, and...
Sex Ads Make Up A Third Of Craigslist's Revenues

Washington State Tries To Criminalize Service Providers For User Behavior; Internet Archive Sues

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For years, we've talked about the importance of Section 230 in properly applying liability directed at the actual people who break laws, rather than the tools and services they use. Unfortunately, some people fail to make a distinction and love to blame service providers. And... once it gets into areas...
Washington State Tries To Criminalize Service Providers For User Behavior; Internet Archive Sues

EFF files legal motion to halt Washington state online sex ad law

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The Electronic Frontier Foundation has filed a motion on behalf of the Internet Archive to intervene in the case of a Washington state law that is designed to combat online advertisements of underage sex workers, but that the tech law advocacy group says is fraught with problems and may be...
EFF files legal motion to halt Washington state online sex ad law
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