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2014-06-30 16:29:22

SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A 2012 secret experiment in which Facebook manipulated users' news feed to see whether certain kinds of content made users happy

2014-06-10 08:21:27

SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Watchdog today warned the California Department of Motor Vehicles not to succumb to pressure from Google and others with

2014-05-13 16:33:39

SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Watchdog today praised the highest European court's ruling that people have a "right to be forgotten" and can have online

2014-03-26 08:35:38

Group Asks Commission to Modify 'Flawed' Plan SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A proposed settlement in Europe's antitrust investigation of Google that


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.