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Hulu Privacy Suit To Continue
2012-08-16 09:19:01

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A federal court in Northern California ruled on Friday that a 1988 law known as the Video Privacy Protection Act (VPPA), which was enacted during the time of movie rental stores such as Blockbuster, also applies to companies that stream video on the Web. U.S. Magistrate Court Judge Laurel Beeler ruled that the law was aimed at protecting the privacy of video watchers -- regardless of the technology used to deliver the content....

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2012-08-09 18:02:38

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Earlier this year, the Wall Street Journal broke the news that Google had been bypassing some security and privacy features on Apple´s iPhone which allowed the tracking of third party cookies. The trouble with this, of course, was that even if an iPhone user went out of their way to turn off these third party cookies, Google made sure to track them regardless. Today, it´s been announced that Google has agreed to pay a...

2012-08-09 10:27:20

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Federal Trade Commission's record $22.5 million penalty against Google is inadequate unless the Internet giant admits its wrongdoing, Consumer Watchdog said today. The nonpartisan nonprofit public interest group said it will try to block the settlement, which must still be approved by a federal judge, unless Google admits to violating the so called "Buzz" Consent Agreement with the Commission. The FTC charged that Google...

2012-08-09 06:28:01

Privacy Settlement is the Largest FTC Penalty Ever for Violation of a Commission Order WASHINGTON, Aug. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Google Inc. has agreed to pay a record $22.5 million civil penalty to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that it misrepresented to users of Apple Inc.'s Safari Internet browser that it would not place tracking "cookies" or serve targeted ads to those users, violating an earlier privacy settlement between the company and the FTC. The settlement...

2012-07-23 06:27:22

SEATTLE, July 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Allrecipes.com,the world's #1 digital food brand, celebrates its 15(th) Anniversary with more than 15 billion recipes viewed, 14 million app downloads, 1,000 original videos created, and nearly 200 million pieces of content uploaded, saved or shared by more than 25 million home cooks around the globe since 1997. Today, the site launched #RecipeForHappiness, a social campaign commemorating the happy moments made possible in the past 15 years by the shared...

2012-07-16 06:27:12

BATTLE CREEK, Mich., July 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- This summer, in conjunction with select Walmart store blood drives, Keebler and the American Red Cross are recognizing one local Kansas advocate with the Ernie Keebler Goodness Award for taking the life-saving act of giving blood to a new level. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120716/CG40696LOGO) Jon Beadles of Wichita will receive the Ernie Keebler Goodness Award from the Central Plains Region of the Red Cross. He...

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2012-07-11 11:17:20

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Fresh off a record-setting $22.5 million fine from the American FTC, Google now has to wait until September before hearing their fate from a European regulator. Though France´s Commission Nationale de l'Informatique (or CNIL) had originally expected to have made a decision about Google´s privacy policies in June, the data protection watchdog group now says they´ll have to wait until the fall. Google had taken a new...

2012-07-10 23:02:32

MemeBridge, a leading web publishing company, is now listing portions of its cooking-related domain portfolio for sale. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) July 10, 2012 MemeBridge, a leading web publish company, is listing a portion of it's cooking-related domains for sale to the public. Most of these "cooking" domains are "exact match domains". Exact match domains are exceptionally valuable because they receive a significant ranking bonus from the major search engines, including Google, Bing, and...

2012-07-10 10:23:47

SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Federal Trade Commission reportedly plans to fine Google $22.5 million for hacking around privacy settings on iPhones and iPads that use Apple's Safari browser. Consumer Watchdog praised the Commission today for its expected strong action defending consumer privacy. Consumer Watchdog had filed a complaint in February with the FTC after Stanford Researcher Jonathan Mayer revealed what Google was doing. "Google hacked past a...

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2012-07-10 12:22:06

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Earlier this year, the Wall Street Journal published a piece called “Google´s iPhone Tracking.” In it, the Journal discussed how Google, as well as other advertisers, had bypassed the privacy settings on millions of iPhones, all without the user´s permission or knowledge. Today, the Journal is reporting that Google and the FTC are nearing a deal to settle charges related to this specific privacy scandal. According...


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Web Browser
2013-01-30 14:59:51

A web browser is an application used for retrieving, presenting, and transferring information over the Internet. Information is gathered by a Uniform Resource Identifier (URI), which can be a web page, an image, a video, or any other type of content viewed on the browser. The most widely used web browsers are Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer, and Apple Safari. The first web browser was invented by Sir Tim Berners-Lee in 1990 called the Worldwide Web, later known...

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