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Looks like Rick Santorum is using spam email lists to, er, spread his message

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This is just the sort of thing that you don’t want to get caught doing. Rick Santorum, the reviled and adored candidate for the Republican Presidential nomination is using email lists to garner addresses to send notes to. I bet they ask for money. Here’s what is going down: the...
Looks like Rick Santorum is using spam email lists to, er, spread his message

Memolane emails you reminders of your online past, hopping on Timehop’s bandwagon

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If you look forward to Timehop‘s daily email telling you what you were doing on Twitter, Foursquare, Facebook and Instagram a year ago, Memolane‘s latest feature could well be for you. The ‘social timeline’ startup has started emailing users with their day’s posts on a number of services from years...
Memolane emails you reminders of your online past, hopping on Timehop’s bandwagon

Some U.S. Government Websites Vulnerable to Spammy Redirects

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Not government sanctioned. Many Americans may instinctively believe there’s little risk in visiting any site that ends with .gov. It’s the government, their sites are secure, right? Apparently not. Sophos’s NakedSecurity blog reports that spammers have discovered many U.S. sites are vulnerable to a simple exploit that sends the unwary to...
Some U.S. Government Websites Vulnerable to Spammy Redirects
Friend-Finding Social Network Zorpia Is No Facebook, But At Least It Has Friends In China

McDonald's Accused of Shadily Soliciting Kids' Emails Via Online Games

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Just hanging out, maybe collecting some emails. (Photo: flickr.com/paul_everett82 Ronald McDonald probably isn’t the first person who comes to mind when parents think “Internet dangers,” but you probably don’t want your kids getting unsolicited emails about the glories of french fries, either. Well, bad news: the New York Times reports that several advocacy...
McDonald's Accused of Shadily Soliciting Kids' Emails Via Online Games
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