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October 25, 2016
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UW project highlights liability of internet ‘intermediaries’ in developing countries

How much liability do website owners and other online service providers have for content posted by other people? If someone posts content on your website that is defamatory, constitutes hate speech, disseminates child pornography or invades someone’s privacy, are you … Continue reading

June 18, 2013
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What marketing action makes you business tycoon

To be successful in any business venture, one needs to be creative and utilize all the marketing promotion tools effectively, so as to come up as a successful business developer. One needs to perform certain actions to create a name … Continue reading

May 22, 2012
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Study Highlights How Twitter is Used to Share Information After a Disaster

A study from North Carolina State University shows how people used Twitter following the 2011 nuclear disaster in Japan, highlighting challenges for using the social media tool to share information. The study also indicates that social media haven’t changed what … Continue reading

March 9, 2012
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A Passion for Privacy: Three Chief Privacy Officers Reflect on a Decade of Work Creating a More Trustworthy Computing Ecosystem

*As the proliferation of devices and cloud services expands the amount of data becoming available globally, Microsoft’s chief privacy officers have focused on developing policies, processes and technologies to help protect users’ personal information.* REDMOND, Wash. — A mountain climber … Continue reading

February 21, 2012
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3 Google Tools that Can Have a Major Impact on Learning and Education

Google is undoubtedly the god of the internet and technology in today’s society. As the number one search engine on the web and the leader in internet and device technology, Google is certainly a force to be reckoned with. Some … Continue reading

October 5, 2011
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Online Housing Discrimination Primarily Done by Roommate-Seekers, Based on Familial Status, MU Study Finds

COLUMBIA, Mo. – As more and more people use websites like Craigslist to find roommates and advertise apartment vacancies, the opportunities increase for housing discrimination law violations. Rigel Oliveri, an associate dean for faculty research and development and associate professor … Continue reading

June 12, 2011
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Leakage of Private Information from Popular Websites is Common, New Study Finds

*Co-Authored by WPI Computer Science Professor Craig Wills, Study Shows that Existing and Proposed Safeguards Against Leakage and Linking of Private Information are Inadequate* A study of more than 100 popular websites used by tens of millions of people has … Continue reading

January 10, 2011
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Accenture, comScore, and dunnhumbyUSA Announce Initiation of Breakthrough Study to Help Improve the Value of CPG Brand Websites

*Study to Profile the Retail Brand Buying of Visitors to CPG Brand Websites and Uncover the Best Internet Destinations to Reach Specific Brand Buyers*  RESTON, VA, Jan. 10, 2011 – Accenture, comScore, Inc., and dunnhumbyUSA today announced a groundbreaking initiative … Continue reading