Posts Tagged ‘ privacy ’

United States Web Ranking

November 22, 2013
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The Web Index for 2013 ranked the U.S. in forth place. The founder of the world wide web, Sir Tim Berners Lee said , “a growing tide of surveillance and censorship now threatens the future of democracy. Bold steps are needed now to protect our fundamental rights to privacy and freedom of opinion and...
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Tracking Customers with Java Script: Security Risks

November 12, 2013
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A customer asked: Is there a way to check how many visitors click on the banner ad? Help Desk: The easiest way to try to track click-throughs on the banner would be at the other end. Most analysis packages tell you “referrer” URLS.  However, many browsers turn off the ability to track referrer URLS,...
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Combat Online Piracy and Counterfeiting

July 24, 2013
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Recently, 24/7 Media, Adtegrity, AOL, Condé Nast, Google, Microsoft, SpotXchange, and Yahoo!, with the support of the Interactive Advertising Bureau, committed to a set of best practices to address online infringement by reducing the flow of ad revenue to operators of sites engaged in significant piracy and counterfeiting. The Administration strongly supports voluntary efforts...
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Google Fined Over Privacy VIolation

April 22, 2013
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Germany has fined Google €145,000 over privacy violations for the “systematic, illegal collection of personal data” while it was creating the Street View maps. “As long as violations of data protection law are penalized with such insignificant sums, the ability of existing laws to protect personal privacy in the digital world, with its high...
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Facebook Measurement

August 27, 2012
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Measurement standards for a connected world As new media platforms emerge, the measurement standards that marketers rely on must also evolve.  TV advertising relies on GRPs to assess reach and frequency, and early online advertising was confined to analyzing clickthrough rates. However, Nielsen released a paper in October 2011 demonstrating that CTR is problematic...
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One Dangerous Policy, One Google Experience

February 8, 2012
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One Dangerous Policy, One Google Experience

Is your business using Google?  We strongly suggest that no business use Google except for their advertising placement.  Using Google for your website or document applications is dangerous to you and your customers. GOOGLE PRIVACY POLICY We’re getting rid of over 60 different privacy policies across Google and replacing them with one that’s a...
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Frightening New Security and Privacy Policy by Google

January 29, 2012
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Google.com is changing the way it treats humans. Despite cries of “foul” from the tech. community, Google is going to start tracking individuals across all their platforms and across the entire Internet. It is advised to eliminate as many of your Google services as possible. Following is the statement from Google: We’re getting rid...
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Is Your Website Committing a Crime?

January 18, 2012
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Is Your Website Committing a Crime?

Follow the story on twitter with #SOPA #PIPA There are many laws that dictate what you can say and do on the Internet. All businesses and government entities must obey the laws. U.S. legislators are currently trying to pass new laws that would effect your ability to freely publish on the Internet. Wikipedia.org has...
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FaceBook Ads

December 22, 2011
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FaceBook Ads

What are Facebook Ads? Facebook strives to show relevant and interesting advertisements to you and your friends. Here are the facts about Facebook Ads: Ads can appear in the right-hand column of pages throughout Facebook. Ads are eligible to appear on many types of pages, including apps, photos, groups, pages, profiles (timelines), and the...
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The TOR Project

June 1, 2011
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The TOR Project Anonymity Online Protect your privacy. Defend yourself against network surveillance and traffic analysis. * Tor prevents anyone from learning your location or browsing habits. * Tor is for web browsers, instant messaging clients, remote logins, and more. * Tor is free and open source for Windows, Mac, Linux/Unix, and Android Tor...
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