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Two start-ups acting badly show what can go wrong when companies start scraping your social media profiles.
Why is the New York Times letting these sites steal all the traffic to their innovation report?
Should the first rule of popularizing Bitcoin be not to talk about Bitcoin?
People who request information be removed from search engines can get what they want, but they won't be able to let the 'forgetting' be forgotten.
Lesson 1: It is easier to live on Bitcoin in San Francisco this year than it was last year.
It is infuriating to discover unequal pay, no matter what species you are.
It's the digital advertising equivalent of asking a woman who is not pregnant when she is due.
Day 7: The luxurious Bitcoin week ends with a stumble.
Day 6: Bitcoin living is far more luxurious this year. I use my bitcoin bank to head to wine country.
Day 5: In which I spend my Bitcoin dollars at a ramen restaurant and a strip club.
The early adopters were a small group of people who loved a very weird thing; oftentimes under those circumstances, everybody knows everybody else.
I used to feel completely crazy when I told people I could only pay for things in Bitcoin. Now I merely feel eccentric.
On Thursday, the FTC announced that the company made all kinds of false privacy and security claims, including the premise of the app: that it could send photos that would self destruct, which is something unfortunate teenage girls have also discovered.
My plan Tuesday is to head to Silicon Valley to meet a teen who may be Bitcoin’s youngest miner, to buy lunch with Bitcoin at the only coffee shop that takes it in the area, and to hunt down an elusive Bitcoin ATM.
Living on Bitcoin Part Deux
There's a technological reason why cops shouldn't fire up a smartphone and start poking around when they arrest someone: They might destroy evidence.
By giving users the power of anonymity for services outside of Facebook, the company makes itself more valuable as the broker who grants access to those users, about which it knows so much.
Last summer, someone hacked into a Houston couple’s baby monitor in order to yell at their daughter and tell her to “wake up, you little slut.” The Gilbert family was using an Internet-connected Foscam product that had known vulnerabilities that would make it easy for a knowledgeable intruder to get into it and control it. [...]
Janet Vertesi may be the only expectant woman in America not to see a single diaper ad over the course of her pregnancy.
Those upset about how an advertising company CEO's domestic abuse episode can do more than just tweet, blog, and hate-read blog posts; they can choose not to let the online advertising company do business on them.