Facebook Pseudonym Ban Breaks German Law

Facebook has been ordered by a German data protection regulator to stop enforcing the rule that insists members use their real names. Thilo Weichert, privacy commissioner and head of the Office of the Data Protection Commissioner (ULD) for the state of…

Facebook Pseudonym Ban Breaks German Law

Facebook has been ordered by a German data protection regulator to stop enforcing the rule that insists members use their real names. Thilo Weichert, privacy commissioner and head of the Office of the Data Protection Commissioner (ULD) for the state of…

Instagram says users’ photos won’t appear in ads

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Instagram, the popular mobile photo-sharing service now owned by Facebook, said Tuesday that it will remove language from its new terms of service suggesting that users’ photos could appear in advertisements. The language in question had appeared in updated policies announced …

FTC to delay Google anti-trust probe decision: source

WASHINGTON – The Federal Trade Commission (FTC), which had been expected to wrap up an anti-trust probe into Google within days, will now delay its decision for weeks, a source said on Tuesday. Google has been accused of giving competitors in lucrative areas like travel a lower ranking in search …

FTC to delay Google anti-trust probe decision: source

WASHINGTON – The Federal Trade Commission (FTC), which had been expected to wrap up an anti-trust probe into Google within days, will now delay its decision for weeks, a source said on Tuesday. Google has been accused of giving competitors in lucrative areas like travel a lower ranking in search …

Today in the news: Captive NBC news crew freed

“I am sharing this story because I am Adam Lanza’s mother. I am Dylan Klebold’s mother and Eric Harris’ mother. I am James Holmes’ mother. I am Jared Loughner’s mother. I am Seun-Hui Cho’s mother.” – Liza Long, author of the now-viral blog post “Thinking the Unthinkable,” in which she  described …