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Google Set For Public Shaming By British MPs Upset Over Company's UK "Tax Evasion"

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Google has done nothing illegal. Just the same some British Members of Parliament (MPs) are angry and will likely call company executives (probably Eric Schmidt) to testify about why Google doesn’t pay its “fair share” of taxes in the UK. According to published reports and company... Please visit Search Engine...
Google Set For Public Shaming By British MPs Upset Over Company's UK "Tax Evasion"

Revenge porn: the fight against the net's nastiest corner | Adam Steinbaugh

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The law offers little protection to those who targeted by vindictive exes. Public shaming of hosting sites may be the best strategyA jilted ex-paramour seeks vengeance on a former lover. His trump card is a nude photo he acquired in happier times. In the dark corners of the internet, revenge...
Revenge porn: the fight against the net's nastiest corner | Adam Steinbaugh
AT&T Hacker Weev Is Live-Tweeting From Jail

Is there no alternative to public shaming on YouTube?

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A man films a neighbor allegedly abusing his stepson with a belt. Instead of simply handing his footage to authorities, he first posts the video to YouTube and Facebook. Did he need to do that for the alleged abuser to turn himself in? [Read more]...
Is there no alternative to public shaming on YouTube?

Apple's Public Shaming: The New Punishment for Filing a Losing Patent Claim

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A judge in the United Kingdom dealt an unusual punishment to Apple for losing a court case against Samsung last week. Apple sued Samsung in the U.K., claiming that the South Korean manufacturer's Galaxy Tab tablets copied the iPad. This, the judge said, was not true. Yesterday, the judge ruled that...
Apple's Public Shaming: The New Punishment for Filing a Losing Patent Claim

Fake Sandy Tweets Spark Widespread Debate About The Limits Of Free Speech

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Yesterday we had a post about Shashank Tripathi, the "internet jackass" who, posting under the name @comfortablysmug on Twitter, shared some bogus reports during Hurricane Sandy, such as claiming that the NY Stock Exchange floor was flooded and that the local power company was preemptively turning off power. The story...
Fake Sandy Tweets Spark Widespread Debate About The Limits Of Free Speech
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BILL GATES: Grading Teachers Is A Great Idea; Publicly Shaming Them Is Not (MSFT)

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New York State is going to start grading its teachers' performance and publishing the results. In an op-ed for the New York Times, Microsoft cofounder and philanthropist Bill Gates says this is a very bad idea. He favors grading teachers, but he's against making the information public. He wrote...
BILL GATES: Grading Teachers Is A Great Idea; Publicly Shaming Them Is Not (MSFT)

We the People: Obama's petition network passes 3M signatures in one year

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According to the White House, the grassroots petition project ‘We The People‘ has passed the 3 million signature mark. The platform allows individual citizens to set up petitions, which if pass a certain threshold, warrant a response from the White House itself. Describing what happens when the 25,000 signature mark...
We the People: Obama's petition network passes 3M signatures in one year

PandoHouse Rock: Reddit, Explained

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The social link-sharing site Reddit has been hugely influential in driving discussions (and Web traffic) since shortly after its debut in 2005. But only recently has it infiltrated the mainstream media. Part of that exposure was due to its wildly popular “Ask Me Anything” series which hit its peak...
PandoHouse Rock: Reddit, Explained

Public Shaming as Regulation: Google's Safari Bypass and the FTC

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Google is on the verge of being fined $22.5 million by the the U.S. Federal Trade Commission for telling users of the Safari browser that it did not track them while at the same time bypassing a Safari setting to install cookies. What’s interesting is the fine hasn’t even been levied...
Public Shaming as Regulation: Google's Safari Bypass and the FTC
UK court: Apple not required to publicly admit Samsung didn't copy iPad, for now

A Dongle Joke That Spiraled Way Out Of Control

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In an age of blogs, tweets, Hacker News, Reddit and Anonymous, an off-the-cuff joke can spin wildly out of control. At least it appears that’s what happened with PyCon this week when a sexual joke led to some very public firings, a virulent debate about women in technology, another virulent...
A Dongle Joke That Spiraled Way Out Of Control

What's Behind The Public Shaming of Reddit's King Troll Violentacrez?

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When Gawker reporter Adrian Chen publicly outed troll and influential Reddit user Violentacrez as Michael Brutsch two weeks ago in what many are calling the "best story of the Web," he changed the nature of the Internet forever. The resulting journalist-sanctioned public shaming: 1. Highlighted how ignorant the media is...
What's Behind The Public Shaming of Reddit's King Troll Violentacrez?

Why This Whole 'Secretly Rating Men On Facebook' Thing Won't Last

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Last week, I downloaded the app Lulu out of curiosity. I deleted it within 24 hours. This app has been called the "Yelp for men," allowing women to evaluate men based on a lot of factors: His looks, ambition, personality, and even the "size of his feet." You connect to Lulu through...
Why This Whole 'Secretly Rating Men On Facebook' Thing Won't Last

Yelp to battle shill reviews with name-and-shame program

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Yelp is enlisting the age-old tactic of public shaming in its battle against unscrupulous businesses trying to game the user-generated review site by paying for so-called shill reviews. The company says it will start placing alert messages on the Yelp profile page of businesses caught stuffing their profile full...
Yelp to battle shill reviews with name-and-shame program
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