Tech Talk

Observations from Jamie DeLoma, journalist and computer nerd

Woot to the AP: Thanks for covering us, now pay up

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Woot, the popular deal-a-day site recently acquired by Amazon, has called the Associated Press out on one of the wire service’s more controversial decisions — the move to charge non-subscribers for using its content. [Read More]

Lieberman’s Internet ‘kill switch’ legislation advances

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The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental affairs Committee unanimously approved a piece of legislation that could ultimately give the federal government unprecedented control of the Internet. [Read More]

Start spreading the news — on Twitter

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Thursday afternoon’s devastating storms illustrated the potential social media offers news organizations. [Read More]

Google says it broke the law, sort of

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Google has asserted that the collection of personal information from unsecured was not illegal. Too bad it didn’t read its own wireless privacy policy. [Read More]

Report: Google collected sensitive data

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Google collected sensitive data, including passwords, a French data protection agency examination has found. [Read More]

Should officials tweet from executions?

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Utah’s Attorney General is making headlines around the world for his use of social media to report the execution of one the state’s most notorious criminals.

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Controversial site honored with a Webby

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A controversial website known as much for the naked men who seem to frequent it as for its innovative concept is being recognized by one with one of the Internet’s highest honors. [Read More]

Bradley gets another set of eyes

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A new high-tech camera is watching passengers walking through Bradley International Airport, according to WTNH-TV. [Read More]