Monthly Archives: April 2011

UPDATE: Tools Available to Counter zF Redzone Alt Detection Tool

A few months ago, I wrote about a highly controversial program that was showing up in Sims all over Second Life called zF RedZone.  This piece of software was allegedly designed to help sim owners detect alts (secondary characters) for … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Rejects Consumers’ Right to Class Action Arbitratio

Alright, I’m back!  I had to stay up late to get this published, but it was worth it, I think.  More to follow soon. Ah, spring, the time when a Supreme Court justice’s thoughts turn to stomping all over consumers’ … Continue reading

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Where are the updates?

Hey Everyone, If you’re a frequent visitor to my blog, you may have wondered why there haven’t been any new posts in a while.  The short answer is that I started a new job a few weeks ago and things … Continue reading

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Infographic on Internet Freedom

The graphic above is part of a slideshow about Internet censorship around the world.  I wanted to give you a preview of this great presentation and encourage you to go to the site to see what sort of content is … Continue reading

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Google Buzz Settlement Requires Bi-Annual Privacy Audits

Google was in the news several times this week.  That in itself is not terribly surprising for the Internet search giant.  One story that was of particular interest to privacy advocates was when the Federal Trade Commission announced that it had … Continue reading

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