privacy-policy



The Instragram Fiasco: It’s Over, Put Down Your Pitchforks

Written on
December 19th 2012
Author
Richard L. Tso

People love uploading and sharing their most intimate moments with family and friends using the popular mobile app Instagram, but now users using the popular photo-sharing service may be inadvertently signing up to have their images used in ads without their permission. Or at least that’s what would have happened ... more...

UPDATED: WSJ Network Revises Privacy Policy to Connect PII With Browsing Data

Written on
September 28th 2011
Author
Gavin Dunaway

ADOTAS – Oh this is too delicious — in an article published last night on its Digits tech blog, The Wall Street Journal company announced websites in its Wall Street Journal Digital Network will connect personally identifiable information with browsing data to provide more customized content for users. The company claims it ... more...

Quit Facebook Now or After You See the Movie

Written on
May 17th 2010
Author
Gavin Dunaway

ADOTAS – “So when are you deleting your Facebook account?” an industry insider asked me earlier today. “May 31,” I immediately replied. After all, that’s “Quit Facebook Day.” A vociferous bunch upset with the social network say that the last day of this merry month should be your last day on Facebook. ... more...

Facebook’s Brewing Privacy Nightmare

Written on
May 13th 2010
Author
Gavin Dunaway

ADOTAS – Google, you always know what I’m thinking! Or perhaps I let you do my thinking for me… Anyhow, ReadWriteWeb discovered that when a user types in the words “how do I” into the Google search box, the fifth entry on the drop down list of suggestions is “how ... more...

Senators Bark at Facebook, Threaten FTC’s Bite

Written on
April 28th 2010
Author
Gavin Dunaway

ADOTAS – Apparently Facebook was in my hometown of Washington, DC, last week, schmoozing with the Beltway brass and trying to win friends in “Hollywood for Ugly People.” Reps, senators, FTC operatives — the ‘book made time for all the playas. Yet still four senators took a break from tweeting partisan ... more...

Last Gasp of Internet Privacy in Facebook Policy Debate

Written on
April 6th 2010
Author
Gavin Dunaway

ADOTAS – Reading the latest blog post from Facebook regarding its highly disputed privacy policy shift, I was amused to see at the bottom it asked me to become a fan of the site governance page when according to an email sent to advertisers, becoming a fan is going the ... more...

Another Cliffhanger in the Facebook Privacy Saga

Written on
April 1st 2010
Author
Gavin Dunaway

ADOTAS – Because I’m now one of those people, I was scrolling through news feeds on my iPhone while riding to band practice in my bass player’s car when I sighed a bit too audibly. “What is it?” she said. She’s given me a hard time about being hooked on my ... more...