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Kids Privacy Online Again Topic Of Debate
2012-10-04 11:29:01

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online According to the FTC, the operator of the web sites BieberFever.com, SelenaGomez.com, RhiannaNow.com and DemiLovatoFanClub.com has been collecting a lot of personal information about the roughly 101,000 children who frequent the sites, including names, birthdays, email addresses, cell phone numbers and, in some cases, even street addresses. As a result, the FTC is also now in the process of increasing regulations concerning...


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callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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