CNET CNET (stylized as c|net) is an American media website that publishes reviews, news, articles, blogs, podcasts and videos on technology and consumer electronics globally. Founded in 1994 by Halsey Minor and Shelby Bonnie, it was the flagship brand of CNET Networks and became a brand of CBS Interactive through CNET Networks' acquisition in 2008. CNET originally produced content for radio and television in addition to its website and now uses new media distribution methods through its Internet television network, CNET Video, and its podcast and blog networks. In addition CNET currently has region-specific and language-specific editions. These include the United Kingdom, Australia, China, France, Germany, Japan, Korea and CNET en Español. History Origins Logo of CNET Networks prior to acquisition by CBS Interactive In addition, CNET produced another television technology news program called News.com that aired on CNBC beginning in 1999. Criticism Adware News
Top 15 Most Popular News Websites Here are the top 15 Most Popular News Sites as derived from our eBizMBA Rank which is a continually updated average of each website's Alexa Global Traffic Rank, and U.S. Traffic Rank from both Compete and Quantcast."*#*" Denotes an estimate for sites with limited data. 1 | Yahoo! News30 - eBizMBA Rank | 175,000,000 - Estimated Unique Monthly Visitors | *29* - Compete Rank | *30* - Quantcast Rank | N/A - Alexa Rank | Last Updated: September 1, 2016.The Most Popular News Websites | eBizMBA 2 | Google News35 - eBizMBA Rank | 150,000,000 - Estimated Unique Monthly Visitors | *45* - Compete Rank | *25* - Quantcast Rank | N/A - Alexa Rank | Last Updated: September 1, 2016.The Most Popular News Websites | eBizMBA 3 | HuffingtonPost38 - eBizMBA Rank | 110,000,000 - Estimated Unique Monthly Visitors | 21 - Compete Rank | *14* - Quantcast Rank | 78 - Alexa Rank | Last Updated: September 1, 2016.The Most Popular News Websites | eBizMBA
Electronic Frontier Foundation Topics Page Latest news from USA TODAY New lab works on security shoe By Kevin Begos, Associated Press PITTSBURGH High-tech security? From the Web What you didn’t post, facebook may still know 4h 26m ago Charlotte Observer each third-party data partner’s website. On Deaf Ears the Electronic Frontier Foundation had a post entitled Texas Court Confirms You Can’t Patent Math | Electronic Frontier Foundation. Privacy and electronic tolls on the Golden Gate Bridge 1d 9h ago San Francisco Bay Guardian shift to receive little ink in recent media reports is the privacy implications of the new electronic system. Electronic Frontier Foundation More stories from USA TODAY Sports Illustrated's Ultimate Playlist - More Sports By Greg Kelly Music and sports are so intertwined it's hard to imagine one without the other. Boston fans sing Tessie and Sweet Caroline to rally the Red Sox. The Alan Parsons Project greets the Bulls. It works the other way too: Sports is infused in music as much as music is infused in sports. That is the rich vein from which SI has mined its first collection of Sports' Greatest Hits. The philosopher Umberto Eco said we like lists because they bring order to chaos and make us feel immortal. Columbia Records Bob Dylan, 1963 "This is a song about a boxer," the always enigmatic Dylan said when he introduced this ballad at his landmark Lincoln Center performance in 1964. Moore was a 29-year-old featherweight champion from Springfield, Ohio, when he defended his title against a heavy-punching Cuban émigré named Sugar Ramos on March 21, 1963. In the song, which Dylan performed for the first time less than three weeks after the fight, several characters deny their culpability in Moore's death.
Electronic Frontier Foundation The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is an international non-profit digital rights group based in the United States. History Foundation In April 1990, Barlow had been visited by a U.S. This generated further reaction and support for the ideas of Barlow and Kapor. The Electronic Frontier Foundation was formally founded on July 10, 1990, by Kapor, Gilmore and Barlow. In 1990, Mike Godwin joined the organization as the first staff counsel. Early cases The creation of the organization was motivated by the massive search and seizure on Steve Jackson Games executed by the United States Secret Service early in 1990. EFF's second big case was Bernstein v. Expansion and development In early 2010, EFF released this poster in celebration of its founding 20 years before. The organization was originally located at Mitch Kapor's Kapor Enterprises, Inc offices in Cambridge, Massachusetts. DES Cracker Activities Litigation EFF booth at the 2010 RSA Conference
How PIPA and SOPA Violate White House Principles Supporting Free Speech and Innovation Over the weekend, the Obama administration issued a potentially game-changing statement on the blacklist bills, saying it would oppose PIPA and SOPA as written, and drew an important line in the sand by emphasizing that it “will not support” any bill “that reduces freedom of expression, increases cybersecurity risk, or undermines the dynamic, innovative global Internet." Yet, the fight is still far from over. Even though the New York Times reported that the White House statement "all but kill[s] current versions of the legislation," the Senate is still poised to bring PIPA to the floor next week, and we can expect SOPA proponents in the House to try to revive the legislation—unless they get the message that these initiatives must stop, now. The Anti-Circumvention Provision Perhaps worse, EFF has detailed how this provision would also decimate the open source software community. The “Vigilante” Provision Corporate Right of Action Expanded Attorney General Powers
A thousand pardons if i have offended anyone.... Pentagon Wants a Social Media Propaganda Machine | Danger Room You don’t need to have 5,000 friends of Facebook to know that social media can have a notorious mix of rumor, gossip and just plain disinformation. The Pentagon is looking to build a tool to sniff out social media propaganda campaigns and spit some counter-spin right back at it. On Thursday, Defense Department extreme technology arm Darpa unveiled its Social Media in Strategic Communication (SMISC) program. It’s an attempt to get better at both detecting and conducting propaganda campaigns on social media. This is more than just checking the trending topics on Twitter. Not all memes, of course. More specifically, SMISC needs to be able to seek out “persuasion campaign structures and influence operations” developing across the social sphere. Of course, SMISC won’t be content to just to hang back and monitor social media trends in strategic locations. Darpa’s announcement talks about using SMISC “the environment in which [the military] operates” and where it “conducts operations.”