Although I’m pessimistic about the coming year, for those who want to embrace it, Happy New Year!!
A Victory for Investigative Journalism
Florida appeals court rules ripoffreport.com absolutely immune from suit for defamatory posting
‘In Giovano v. Romeo, a Florida appeals court has affirmed dismissal of a case in which ripoffreport.com had published an admittedly false and defamatory posting by one of its users, on the ground that under the Communications Decency Act — 47 USC 230 — the site is immune from suit for postings by its users as a provider of an “interactive computer service” within the meaning of the statute…’
Decision of 3rd District Court of Appeal of Florida
Facebook Photo Leads to Thief Arrest
‘Police in Vermont recently arrested a man for stealing a $3,200 engagement ring. They were tipped off after the man’s fiancee posted a picture of the ring on Facebook.
‘Social media has become a legitimate tool for crime-solving. Earlier this year, the NYPD used Twitter to shut down a gang meeting, and the FBI used social media to track down a wanted fugitive.
‘Check out the video above to learn more about the stolen engagement ring…’
GoDaddy Boycott Boomerangs
GoDaddy Gained Users Yesterday
But that doesn’t mean ‘Dump GoDaddy Day’ was a lost cause
Best Free VPN Services
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Public Awareness / Avaaz.org
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