Anyone Can Access Microsoft's Massive Location Database and See Where Your Laptop and Smartphone Have Been
Online Tracking Service That Can’t Be Dodged | Epicenter Researchers at U.C. Berkeley have discovered that some of the net’s most popular sites are using a tracking service that can’t be evaded — even when users block cookies, turn off storage in Flash, or use browsers’ “incognito” functions. The service, called KISSmetrics, is used by sites to track the number of visitors, what the visitors do on the site, and where they come to the site from — and the company says it does a more comprehensive job than its competitors such as Google Analytics.
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Twitter joke trial: Paul Chambers to take appeal to high court | Law The case of a man convicted of "menace" for threatening to blow up an airport in a Twitter joke is to go to appeal at the high court. A senior human rights lawyer will lead a three-strong legal team for Paul Chambers, a former accounts manager in the motor trade, whose conviction in the so-called "Twitter joke trial" has become an international cause celebre. Dismissed as a foolish prank by almost everyone involved, including police officers and airport security staff, the 140-character threat has landed Chambers, 27, with a criminal conviction and fines and costs totalling over £3,000.
Fitbit users are unwittingly sharing details of their sex lives with the world - TNW Industry Heard of Fitbit?
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But as a German Green party politician, Malte Spitz, recently learned, we are already continually being tracked whether we volunteer to be or not. Cellphones Track Your Every Move, and You May Not Even Know