• Reform Government Surveillance coalition created by Facebook, Google, others

    Reform Government Surveillance coalition created by Facebook, Google, others

    Facebook, Google, Twitter, AOL, LinkedIn, Yahoo, and Microsoft have created a coalition to denounce spying tactics by governments globally. The Reform Government Surveillance coalition hopes to make changes to the way governments spy, both online and off. “The undersigned companies believe that it is time for the world’s governments to address the practices and laws
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  • AOL Tries To Catch Up

    AOL Tries To Catch Up

    AOL has been gradually rolling out its newly redesigned home page (click here to see it). The final change will be within the next few weeks.  Gone are the bland earth tone colors that they copied from other successful sites.  They have switched to a blue based theme now by default.  You can still change
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  • AOL Starts To Get Social Again, Acquires SocialThing!

    AOL Starts To Get Social Again, Acquires SocialThing!

    Boulder, Colorado based socialthing! has been acquired by AOL.  Although the  lifestreaming service only launched five months ago in private beta, AOL deemed it supposedly fit with their model.  Socialthing! is a FriendFeed competitor that I have found to be a little more intuitive and easy to use. A unique feature Socialthing! has is the
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