Other recent items of interest…
- “Cuba criticizes Twitter for Fidel death rumor,” Paul Haven, Associated Press, Jan. 4, 2012.
- “French Court Forces Google To Change ‘Crook’ Company’s Autocomplete Suggestion,” Kashmir Hill, Forbes, Jan. 5, 2012.
- “Excessive Force Is Dangerous — To View on YouTube,” Ken @ Popehat, Jan. 5, 2012. Cites the Google Transparency Report, which reports having received requests by police to take down video showing police brutality.
- “Livestreaming Journalists Want to Occupy the Skies With Cheap Drones,” Sean Captain, Wired, Jan. 6, 2012. Meanwhile, the EFF has filed suit against the FAA to find out what drones have already been authorized to fly within US borders.
- “Here Comes the National Internet,” John C. Dvorak, PC Magazine, Jan. 6, 2012.
- “E-Voting Machine Freezes, Misreads Votes, U.S. Agency Says,” Jaikumar Vijayan, Computerworld, Jan. 6, 2012. Of note in the article is that these machines remain certified for use in elections.
- “Walgreens Lets My Ex-Husband Change My Account Information And View My Prescription History,” Mary Beth Quirk, The Consumerist, Jan. 6, 2012.