- Google’s Schmidt stirs the online privacy pot again
Slashdot links to coverage of Schmidt’s speech at the Techonomy event currently going on. The remark in question was specifically about anonymity and resonates with Scott McNealy’s famous quit about getting over the end of privacy. The THINQ article is a bit frustrating, I suspect there is context missing as the rest of the speech discusses data, its volume and the sort of inductive leaps that will come with accelerating collection and analysis.
- EFF files a brief against expanding a CFAA claim from a misdemeanor to a felony
- Massive censorship of Digg uncovered
Via NewsTrust. This is another reason to avoid purely mechanized curation sites, one of the few recent points Jaron Lanier has made with which I whole heartedly agree.
- Visualization of twenty-five years of AmigaOS source code check-ins
- Court rejects warrant-less GPS tracking
- Samsung, Toshiba accused of price fixing LCD screens