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2009-06-05 11:03:43

The Electronic Frontier Foundation launched a new Web site on Thursday that is aimed at monitoring key policy changes of some of the Web's most popular sites. TOSBack.org keeps status updates of 44 Web site policies. If any revisions are made to a site's terms of service, TOSBack reports the changes in a side-by-side comparison. The watchdog Web site tracks popular sites including Facebook, YouTube, Google, GoDaddy and eBay. "Terms of service form the foundation of your relationship with...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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