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Google Buzz Exemplifies Privacy Problems, FTC Commissioner Says

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Citing the recent launch of Google’s social-networking service, Google Buzz, outgoing Federal Trade Commissioner Pamela Jones Harbour said technology companies are setting a dangerous precedent of publicly exposing consumer data, particularly during the rollout of new products. Reuters Google co-founder Sergey Brin and the Google Buzz logo “Protecting consumer privacy...
Google Buzz Exemplifies Privacy Problems, FTC Commissioner Says

Google Buzz Exemplifies Privacy Problems, FTC Commissioner Says

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Citing the recent launch of Google’s social-networking service, Google Buzz, outgoing Federal Trade Commissioner Pamela Jones Harbour said technology companies are setting a dangerous precedent of publicly exposing consumer data, particularly during the rollout of new products. Reuters Google co-founder Sergey Brin and the Google Buzz logo “Protecting consumer privacy...
Google Buzz Exemplifies Privacy Problems, FTC Commissioner Says

The antisocial network: why Facebook abuse is a matter for employers

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A tribunal has upheld a company's decision to sack an employee for gross misconduct after he posted offensive comments about a co-worker on FacebookWorkers be warned: taking to your Facebook page or another social networking site to make derogatory comments about a colleague is not a wise move. Comments that...
The antisocial network: why Facebook abuse is a matter for employers

Watch Rachel Sterne on ‘Morning Joe’ as Joe Scarborough Tries to Explain Foursquare to His Cohost

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via Morning Joe New York City's chief digital officer Rachel Sterne has already graced the pages of Vogue magazine. But this morning, fresh off of waving the Made in NYC™ pom-poms at SXSW, she stopped by MSNBC's "Morning Joe" to announce NYCgov's new Facebook photo contest to get your pic...
Watch Rachel Sterne on ‘Morning Joe’ as Joe Scarborough Tries to Explain Foursquare to His Cohost

Records Point to Credit Card Fraud By Silicon Swindler Shirley Hornstein

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Ms. Hornstein (via About.me) This week, the world was introduced to Shirley Hornstein: an ersatz entrepreneur who Photoshopped and name-dropped her way through Silicon Valley. For at least a year and a half, Ms. Hornstein has been trading on flimsily-fabricated connections to powerful tech investors, startups, and celebrities–always depending, as TechCrunch...
Records Point to Credit Card Fraud By Silicon Swindler Shirley Hornstein

She Speaks! Silicon Swindler Shirley Hornstein Comes Clean

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(Photo: Facebook) Last August, TechCrunch broke the story of Shirley Hornstein, a Photoshopping fabricator who ingratiated herself into Silicon Valley circles by name-dropping non-existent connections. Her behavior eventually prompted Founders Fund to file a complaint to stop her from claiming she worked for them. Following that report, Betabeat published claims...
She Speaks! Silicon Swindler Shirley Hornstein Comes Clean
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