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bizwriter writes “Bad enough that spammers are creating fake Facebook accounts that acquire connections with unsuspecting people, then inundate them with crap. Now, the US military wants software and services to manage upwards of 500 fake online personas designed to interact with social media, presumably including such sites as Facebook and Twitter.”

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  • storagedude writes “There are at least five US government efforts underway to regulate data and online privacy, according to a new US government internet policy official, who sees some kind of privacy regulation as likely. Ari Schwartz, who left the Center for Democracy and Technology two months ago to become senior internet policy advisor at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, says issues like Facebook’s never-ending privacy concerns (more…)

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  • Bionic-Eyed Man Wants To Stream Eye Video Online

    An anonymous reader writes “According to this IEEE article, Canadian filmmaker Rob Spence, who calls himself Eyeborg because he replaced his false right eye with a bionic one, is showing off his latest prototype. The new bionic eye contains a battery-powered, wireless video camera that can transmit low-res feed to a nearby receiver. Now Spence plans to share his ‘vision’ online, literally. According to the IEEE article, ‘soon people will be able to (more…)

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  • Why Online Privacy Is Broken

    Trailrunner7 writes “One of the more trite and oft-repeated maxims in the software industry goes something like this: We’re not focusing on security because our customers aren’t asking for it. They want features and functionality. When they ask for security, then we’ll worry about it. Not only is this philosophy doomed to failure, it’s now being repeated in the realm of privacy, with potentially disastrous effects. A quick search of recent news on (more…)

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  • Long Odds For Online Gaming Legislation In US

    crimeandpunishment writes “The odds of Congress passing legislation to legalize and tax online gaming are probably no better than those of filling an inside straight, but some lawmakers are pushing for it anyway, hoping to lay the foundation for future passage. At a hearing Wednesday, one lawmaker cited numbers from industry analysts that Americans bet nearly $100 billion a year on the Internet, generating $5 billion for offshore operators. He said (more…)

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  • SeattleGameboy writes “An indictment has been issued exchange for online ticket brokers known as ‘Wiseguy Tickets and Seats of San Francisco.’ From 2002 to 2009, they tolerant of bots, server farms, and CAPTCHA hacking to gain unbounded enumerate of incitement tickets (Springsteen, Miley Cyrus, NFL, MLB playoffs, etc.) and made $25 million in profits. ‘They wrote a play that impersonated users vexing to access Facebook, and downloaded hundreds of (more…)

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  • EVE Online Struggle Breaks Records (And Servers)

    captainktainer writes “In complete of the largest tests of EVENING Online’s remodelled speculator supremacy procedure in the Kingdom burgeoning herd, a nimble of ships attempting to retake a late headliner set was effectively annihilated amidst squabble. Defenders IT Affinity, a coalition succeeding the heinous Group of Brothers marriage (whose disbanding was covered in a foregoing story-line, effectively annihilated the the opposition armada, destroying (more…)

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  • An anonymous reader writes “Nearby fifteen years ago, I did something that I’ve stumble upon to deplore on a university computer modus operandi. I was afterwards interviewed past a Federal law enforcement means, although no charges were pressed and I be dressed no disgraceful list as a come to pass of my actions. At the set, I discussed the pith with a moll of coalfield who went on to intimate it concisely in a issue categorize zine with a close-fisted (more…)

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  • theodp writes “Thousands of teachers are using websites dig Teachers Lay out Teachers and We Are Teachers to sell in on a commodity they acclimatized to give up away, selling model plans online due to the fact that exercises as above-board as M&M sorting and as knowing as Shakespeare. While some of this extremely readies is flourishing to acquire books and classroom supplies, the fashionable teacher-entrepreneurs are also spending it on dinners visible, (more…)

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  • babboo65 writes “Dungeons and Dragons Online is enjoying a assist dash in terms of thespian figure out and stir, all thanks to its strange commerce master plan: giving the plot away. Turbine is making their MMO as attainable as realizable, and that includes making players who don’t reimburse b bribe anything as overjoyed as thinkable. Subscriptions are up 40 percent. Ars explores how relieved of can be absolutely worthwhile.”

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