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After You Die, Your Facebook Photos Just ... Go Away

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Facebook photos could be lost forever after death of account holder under current law BEAVERTON, Ore. (AP) -- A grieving Oregon mother who battled Facebook for full access to her deceased son's account has been pushing for years for something that would prevent others from losing photos, messages and other...
After You Die, Your Facebook Photos Just ... Go Away

AT&T, T-Mobile open up their networks to offer free roaming for storm victims

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AT&T (T) and T-Mobile are going the extra mile to help their customers in New York and New Jersey stay in touch with one another in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. The two carriers on Wednesday said that they were opening up their networks to each others’ customers in the...
AT&T, T-Mobile open up their networks to offer free roaming for storm victims

AT&T and T-Mobile sharing networks in New York and New Jersey following Hurricane Sandy

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AT&T and T-Mobile just jointly announced that they will be temporarily sharing their network in New York and New Jersey, following Hurricane Sandy. Customers will be able to connect to whichever network is working, despite which carrier they may be on. Here’s the press release: In the wake of destruction caused by...
AT&T and T-Mobile sharing networks in New York and New Jersey following Hurricane Sandy

AT&T Abuses “Valued Customers” Over Verizon iPhone

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AT&T Abuses “Valued Customers” Over Verizon iPhone is a post from Chris PirilloFor the most part, I’ve avoided speculating on the validity of the iPhone ultimately becoming available on Verizon’s network. Sure, I’ve been following the rumors – but they haven’t meant much to me… until tonight.Now, I’ve been an...
AT&T Abuses “Valued Customers” Over Verizon iPhone

With Updated Cloud Player, Amazon Matches iTunes Scan and Match

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A year and a half after its initial launch, Amazon has obtained licenses from the four major music labels that pave the way for a “scan and match” feature that rivals Apple’s iTunes Match service. Agreements have been made with EMI Music, Universal, Sony and Warner, and with more than...
With Updated Cloud Player, Amazon Matches iTunes Scan and Match
To save LightSquared from ruin, senators ask FCC to allocate new spectrum
Alpha Pitch: Where 20-year-olds pitch their dreams in 90 seconds

Demand Progress calls for change to computer hacking law #thecircuit

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Aaron's Law: Demand Progress, the progressive group co-founded by the late Aaron Swartz, said Thursday that they will support a bill of proposed changes to a federal computer fraud law. The bill, sponsored by Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.), proposes that violating "terms of service" agreements fall under the juristiction...
Demand Progress calls for change to computer hacking law #thecircuit
Verizon now giving the Galaxy Nexus away
How "The Angel" helped 15,000 people steal broadband

AT&T And T-Mobile Combine Wireless Coverage In Sandy-Affected Areas

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AT&T and T-Mobile have signed an agreement that lets subscribers to either company roam on either network in devastated parts of the country where Hurricane Sandy has left users with poor cellular coverage. In the past 72 hours, our nation’s mobile carriers have been through quite a bit. Sandy left...
AT&T And T-Mobile Combine Wireless Coverage In Sandy-Affected Areas
Wireless carriers continue to battle phone subsidies

Court, Once Again, Explains To AFP That Twitter's Terms Don't Give It The Right To Use Any Photo

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Nearly three years ago, we wrote about one of the most bizarre lawsuits we'd ever seen. AFP (Agence France-Presse), a news organization with a history of copyright maximalism (it once sued Google for linking to its stories), had sued photographer David Morel after he accused AFP of using images he...
Court, Once Again, Explains To AFP That Twitter's Terms Don't Give It The Right To Use Any Photo

The Hidden Gems Inside Tumblr’s Terms of Service Agreement

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A screenshot from Tumblr's Terms of Service. (bsinthecity.tumblr.com) It's a well-known fact that even though we click "Agree" to tons of online "Terms of Service" agreements, we rarely ever read them. But Tumblr user bsinthecity decided to give Tumblr's terms a read, and found some delightfully funny one-liners embedded within...
The Hidden Gems Inside Tumblr’s Terms of Service Agreement
AT&T, T-Mobile to share networks in New York and New Jersey in wake of Hurricane Sandy

China's second-largest carrier may end contract sales of Apple's iPhone

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China's Unicom is struggling to benefit from its investment in contract sales of Apple's latest iPhone models and is reportedly considering a move that would do away with traditional pricing discounts on the handset for customers willing to sign two-year service agreements....
China's second-largest carrier may end contract sales of Apple's iPhone
New regulations will let Canadians cancel three-year wireless contracts after 24 months

We Just Tried eBay Now And It Rocks -- Here's How It Works (EBAY)

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Welcome to the future of local shopping--delivered by eBay. eBay Now, an on-demand delivery service, picks up goods from local stores. Its couriers--they call themselves "shoppers"--deliver your purchases to your door in about an hour. You pay a $5 delivery and local sales tax. San Francisco has become a battleground...
We Just Tried eBay Now And It Rocks -- Here's How It Works (EBAY)
ToS;DR reads the terms of service so you don't have to

AT&T and T-Mobile Team Up for Free Roaming in Sandy-Affected Region

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Denied the right by federal regulators to merge last year in what would have been a $39 billion blockbuster of a combination, wireless service providers AT&T and T-Mobile at least get to pretend like they’re on the same team for a while, thanks to Hurricane Sandy. The two companies just...
AT&T and T-Mobile Team Up for Free Roaming in Sandy-Affected Region

Booting Up: Terms on Service on Your Terms Edition

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The nut on Google’s purchase of Frommer’s is said to be $23 million. At that price, how could they not buy it? [New York Times] At last, a service that flags troublesome clauses lurking deep within those terms of service agreements you don’t read. No longer need you fear becoming part...
Booting Up: Terms on Service on Your Terms Edition

TOS Cheat Sheet: Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, And Flickr

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Before you ditch Instagram for another photo-sharing site, read its terms of service. Or at least read our cheat sheet. "How to Quit Instagram." "No, You're Not Going To Quit Instagram." "Why I quit Instagram." So went the progression of headlines after Instagram changed its terms of use agreement...
TOS Cheat Sheet: Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, And Flickr

T-Mobile USA agrees to come clean about 'uncarrier' service plans

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T-Mobile USA's "radical" service plans promising no annual contracts aren't quite as radical as consumers might think, and the mobile operator will change its advertising and offer refunds in a settlement with the state of Washington.On March 26, the fourth-largest U.S. carrier introduced a series of new service offerings,...
T-Mobile USA agrees to come clean about 'uncarrier' service plans
Best Buy offers free Galaxy Nexus with two-year Verizon contract
More Americans ditching contracts as prepaid wireless surges
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