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NY Times on Online Data Collection and Sharing

Speaking of the need to better educate consumers about digital privacy concerns, today’s New York Times features two articles that shed light on two widespread online data collection practices. The article “Online Age Quiz Is a Window for Drug Makers” notes that RealAge, a popular online quiz meant to determine ones “real age” based how […]

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Not Necessarily the Newsweek

Newsweek is doing its part to keep Americans up-do-date on the important news of the world. Here are the covers from three global editions of the current issue, followed by the American version: I’m not too worried about mis-information, though, since I’m sure most Americans are watching TV instead of reading anyway… [via Discourse.net]

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Average home has more TVs than people

The AP reports that the average American home now has more television sets than people: There are 2.73 TV sets in the typical home and 2.55 people. Unbelievable. [via Jeremy Hunsinger]

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FCC study on media ownership ordered destroyed

Rory Litwin at Library Juice reports on this AP story about a former FCC lawyer stating that a report on media ownership was ordered destroyed by the FCC: WASHINGTON – The Federal Communications Commission ordered its staff to destroy all copies of a draft study that suggested greater concentration of media ownership would hurt local […]

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