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India Wins in BlackBerry Battle

On September 8, 2010 By Lauren Jacques

Personal privacy suffered a huge blow on foreign soil earlier last week as Research in Motion, the Canadian-based manufacturer of BlackBerry communication devices, caved in response to the Indian government’s demand for access to encrypted information on the devices. Without such access, Indian officials claimed they would ban the use of BlackBerrys all together. [...]

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Amazon.com’s efforts to prevent copyright infringement have landed it in hot water. A federal class action has been filed in response to the site’s recent Kindle blackout. The blackout, which was poetically reminiscent of Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451, resulted in the deletion of several classics by controversial authors such as [...]

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Amazon.com Kindles Big Brother Fears

On July 30, 2009 By JETLaw

In case you were recently persuaded to abandon conspiracy theories involving Obama’s birthplace or the moon landing only to find that your new wisdom has left a paranoia-shaped void in your life, here’s a new reason to think Big Brother is out to get you. Amazon.com recently [...]

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Digital advertising may be on the verge of a new era. Recent developments in face-tracking technology seem to have made personal, Minority Report-esque advertising possible and, at least to some extent, probable in the near future.

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Companies such as TruMedia Technologies are now able to offer advertisers digital cameras that [...]

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