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  • U.N. votes to protect online privacy; Edward Snowden leaks credited

    U.N. votes to protect online privacy; Edward Snowden leaks credited
    United Nations member states unanimously adopted a symbolic resolution Thursday that declares a worldwide right of individuals to online privacy, a slap at the U.S. National Security Agency's massive surveillance programs that have angered Washington's...
  • Target data theft fuels new worries on cybersecurity

     Target data theft fuels new worries on cybersecurity
    As millions of bargain-crazed customers swarmed through Target stores on Black Friday, one of the most audacious heists in retail history was quietly underway. A band of cyberthieves pilfered credit and debit card information from the giant retailer's...
  • Another day, another leak from Issa, another credulous news report

    Another day, another leak from Issa, another credulous news report
    The sun has risen in the East, so there must be a news report somewhere quoting a partial transcript leaked by Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Vista) purporting to show the shortcomings of Obamacare. Bingo! We have not one but two "investigative" news reports,...
  • Europe court ruling reboots Web privacy rules for Google, others

    In a sweeping ruling, Europe's highest court placed unprecedented power in the hands of consumers to determine what personal information can be displayed in Web search engine results. The so-called "right to be forgotten" case specifically targeted...
  • Online ballot system in question after Board of Elections action

    Online ballot system in question after Board of Elections action
    The future of a system that would let voters download absentee ballots before mailing them in was cast into doubt Thursday when the State Board of Elections refused to move forward with part of the plan amid fears it would open the door to widespread...
  • More on utility bill scams including an example of a phony bill

     
    I wrote last week about utility bill scams and mentioned one that UGI warned is circulating by email. Someone sent me a copy of that email today, and the state Public Utility Commission weighed in with advice on how to......
  • Jaimie Alexander brings Lady Sif to Marvel’s ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’

     
    Jaimie Alexander's fierce Asgardian Lady Sif will make a guest appearance on ABC's “Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” Marvel and ABC […]...
  • Too many people are ignoring threat of Heartbleed computer security flaw

     
    Last month I wrote about the Heartbleed computer bug, which experts warned had the potential to expose your personal information on many popular websites. Those experts suggested people change passwords on compromised sites, but a survey shows not...
  • Baseball cards giveaway sweepstakes: Official rules

    NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. The Baseball Card Giveaway Sweepstakes ("Sweepstakes") starts at noon (ET) on March 25, 2013 and ends at 12 p.m. (ET) on April 8, 2013 ("Sweepstakes Period")....
  • Fox shapes legal team; Janet Nova upped to deputy counsel

    Fox shapes legal team; Janet Nova upped to deputy counsel
    A battle-tested veteran of News Corp.'s general counsel's office will take on additional duties following the corporate spinoff set for June 28. The company announced Monday that Janet Nova, deputy general counsel, will become executive vice president...
  • ABC presents 1st trailer for 'Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.'

    ABC presents 1st trailer for 'Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.'
    The first trailer for ABC's eagerly anticipated "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." shows kick-ass karate moves, a resurrected Agent Phil Coulson and his sports car, Lola. After a seven-second teaser went viral earlier Sunday, ABC aired the first full-...