Engadget reports that a southwestern state in India has declared that retweeting or “liking” “blasphemous” material on social media can land you in jail for 90 days, without even appearing before a magistrate. 3 Lousy Ways To End Up In Prison… Read More ›
For the past two days, we’ve been writing about the controversial lawsuit started by a former employee of dating web site, in which the employee alleges wrist injuries due to typing about a thousand fake profiles over several weeks. As… Read More ›
The Toronto Sun reports that a Toronto resident is suing her former employer, Ashley Madison, for injuries allegedly caused to her wrists by allegedly having to type about 1,000 fake profiles during a 3 week period for the dating web… Read More ›
Mark Zuckerberg Spends Millions Buying His Neighbors’ Homes, When We Would Have Given Him Baltic Avenue For $60!
Minyanville reports that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has bought four houses surrounding his current house, perhaps to increase his privacy. And in interesting contrast, according to the report, Facebook is reducing the privacy of people who don’t want to be… Read More ›
CNBC reports that a company called “Tweeter Home Entertainment Group” saw it’s stock rise 669 percent on Friday, as people bought millions of shares of this thinly traded consumer electronics store that reportedly went bankrupt in 2007, on the apparent… Read More ›
The New York Times reports that New York regulators have agreed to allow $350,000 in penalties to be paid by companies that wrote fake positive online reviews for products or services. Apparently something called “reputation enhancement firms” write fake reviews,… Read More ›
Fake Facebook Accounts: Not Just For Signing Up Because You Are Too Embarrassed To Click You Like “Walmart” and “Game Of Thrones” In Front Of Your Friends.
A 2012 report from Zdnet indicates that fake Facebook profiles are 97% likely to claim to be women, who average have 726 Facebook friends compared to the legit user average of 130 Facebook friends. 58% of the fake accounts also… Read More ›
CNN reports that an unemployed researcher used a five-year old laptop to post a message on Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s timeline, after he was unable to convince Facebook employees that there was a security hole in the social network. Showing… Read More ›
Lawyer Sues Apple For Porn Addiction… What’s Next? Someone Suing Adult Friendfinder for Legal Music Downloading Addiction?
Above The Law has written a very entertaining post about a lawyer who has reportedly filed a lawsuit against Apple for failing to protect him from visiting porn sites on Apple’s browser Safari. Included in the claim is the following… Read More ›
The Huffington Post reports that Yelp is now making it easier to find hipster zones in major cities, mapping out major hipster territories. Under the Williamsburg Bridge in NYC, who knew? Yelp can also help you find key words like… Read More ›