ICANN Considers Relaxing Domain Registration Privacy; Automattic Objects

Originally posted on Transparency Report:
We’ve said it time and time again: user privacy is important to us. We’re vigilant about protecting it on WordPress.com, and we’re always on the lookout, ready to weigh in on policy proposals that might curtail the privacy that we and our users value so highly. Today, our focus turns to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), the organization… Continue reading ICANN Considers Relaxing Domain Registration Privacy; Automattic Objects

BC Supreme Court Okays Class Action Suit Against Facebook

facebook eyeThe BC Supreme Court  has given the go ahead today to a class action suit against Facebook. The BC class action lawsuit covers the period from January 1, 2011 to today. Unless they opt out of the lawsuit, anyone covered by the criteria is included in the class action. Continue reading “BC Supreme Court Okays Class Action Suit Against Facebook”

PSA: Secret app on Smartphones (except iPhone) logs sensitive information | Canadian Tech Blogger

Carrier IQ a secret app on Android, Blackberry and Nokia phones .. . It automatically and without question sends your unencrypted text messages, what buttons you press, what phone numbers you call (or even press!), encrypted information if you use your browser including but not limited usernames and passwords. via Canadian Tech Blogger. Continue reading PSA: Secret app on Smartphones (except iPhone) logs sensitive information | Canadian Tech Blogger

IE Flaw Access to Facebook, Gmail, Twitter Accounts

IE  [Internet Explorer] Flaw Could Allow Hackers Access to your Facebook, Gmail, Twitter Accounts –  A security researcher discovered a ‘cookiejacking’ flaw in all IE versions that could allow an attacker to steal your session cookies and then log onto your password-protected sites such as Gmail, Facebook or Twitter. via Privacy and Security Fanatic: IE Flaw Could Allow Hackers Access to your Facebook, Gmail, Twitter … Continue reading IE Flaw Access to Facebook, Gmail, Twitter Accounts

Google Ad Probe & Facebook Security Breach

None of us want to become a victims of personal information disclosure or cyber crime but most of us don’t want to hear about it. We just want someone else to fix it for us and restore trust that our our personal and private information is kept private.   As I said in my earlier article  Social Networks Siphon Personal Information there’s no doubt about it. Also … Continue reading Google Ad Probe & Facebook Security Breach

Facebook Connections and Reputation Management

These days one can be either hired or fired based on what employers find on our Facebook pages and reputation management has become a focus for bloggers. The reality is that much of the web is designed, not so much to share information, as to sell it. It’s also a reality bloggers today, more than ever before, have many demands on their time and social media networking to create an authentic online presence can be a time drain. Continue reading Facebook Connections and Reputation Management