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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
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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