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2014-04-15 16:28:32

PORTLAND, Ore., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Semler Scientific, Inc. (Nasdaq: SMLR; "Semler"), an emerging medical risk-assessment company whose mission is to develop, manufacture and market patented products that identify the risk profile of medical patients to allow healthcare providers to capture full reimbursement potential for their services, today announced that it will report first quarter 2014 financial results before the open of U.S. financial markets on April 22, 2014....

Deleting A Post Before Publishing Won't Stop Facebook From Seeing It
2013-12-18 08:09:20

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online One-third of all Facebook status updates are deleted before being published due to self-censorship, but Facebook can still see these updates and comments even if they are never posted. The discovery was confirmed last week when two Facebook researchers released the results of a self-censorship study, which revealed they had tracked the activity of millions of random Facebook users in the US and Britain over a 17-day period in July...

2013-12-13 12:22:36

TORONTO, Dec. 13, 2013 /CNW/ - PEN Canada expressed concern today that Winnipeg MP Joy Smith's private member's bill would unreasonably limit access to the Internet, creating a new threat to freedom of expression in Canada. The bill would require Canadians who wish to opt out of system-wide filtering for material deemed to be pornographic to register this preference with their Internet Service Provider (ISP). "Canadians have the right to access information without seeking...

China's Great Firewall Has Cleaned The Internet, Claims Chinese Official
2013-11-30 04:27:28

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online China’s sophisticated online censorship system, known internationally as the Great Firewall, has been tremendously successful at “cleaning” the Internet, according to comments made by State Internet Information Office vice minister Ren Xianliang on Thursday. “The fight against rumors has received a positive response and has been quite effective,” Ren said during a rare public appearance, according to Reuters reporter...

2013-11-14 08:30:11

TORONTO, Nov. 14, 2013 /CNW/ - On Nov.15, three artists will create a mural for three persecuted writers on the 32(nd )International Day of the Imprisoned Writer. The live painting, hosted by PEN Canada, will be one of a number of actions by PEN Centres around the world to mark the day by recognizing writers who have defended our universal human right to freedom of expression and resisted censorship. The public is invited to Ryerson University Square to show their support...

2013-09-17 23:34:11

idcloak stands against censorship of YouTube: releasing a free unblock YouTube proxy to undermine content filters and georestrictions. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 As part of its ongoing anti-censorship campaign, idcloak has launched a free YouTube Unblocker for internet users wishing to bypass blocks on the site as a whole or its individual videos. idcloak’s Director of Marketing, Gill-Chris Welles, puts the circumvention release into context, “It is not that we feel...

2013-09-09 23:27:04

idcloak, whose services can be used for bypassing internet censorship in schools, calls for new ways to protect teenagers from the Web. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 09, 2013 This week in the idcloak.com Forum, parents, educators and high school students are invited to contribute their opinions to a special discussion on web censorship in secondary schools. idcloak Technologies delivers web rerouting products (proxies) which can potentially be used by students to unblock sites that...

2013-09-08 23:01:57

After a friend had a run-in with the police in China, VPNReviewz Senior Editor, Michael Maxstead, decided that people needed a way to find out about the internet regulations of their travel destinations. (PRWEB) September 08, 2013 Virtually every country on the globe has different rules and regulations concerning the internet. Some countries do not allow Virtual Private Networking, (VPNs,) some censor pornography and other material, and others do not. But the regulations don't stop at...

2013-07-24 08:34:46

Acquisition Supports Company's Drive to Create a Consumer Data Vault REDWOOD CITY, Calif., July 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reputation.com, the market and technology leader in online reputation management and digital privacy, has acquired MySocialCloud, a cloud-based platform that enables users to securely manage all logins and passwords from a single place. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130627/NY38493LOGO ) "This acquisition marks another strategic milestone in privacy...

2013-07-23 23:33:41

In the light of whistle-blowers such as Edward Snowden and the growing awareness that organisations such as the N.S.A. or international equivalents may be accessing our private information without our knowledge or permission, questions are now being raised about the legitimacy and necessity of this level of surveillance and what it could mean for our future if left unchecked. Melbourne, VIC (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 Today more than ever, as society becomes increasingly dominated by smart...