Rachel Metz reports: Secret, an app that lets users share anonymous confessions with others, is no more. In a piece posted on Medium Wednesday, Secret cofounder David Byttow said that after less than a year and a half of availability, the app would be shuttered and money returned to investors; the reason, [Read More…]
The editors of the Deccan Chronicle in India address a breach noted earlier this week on DataBreaches.net: In an appalling act of recklessness, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India has compromised the privacy of over a million Internet users of the country by publishing online all the responses of their consultation paper on Net neutrality. Either the [Read More…]
Rose Hackman reports: Critics say the NYPD’s trawling of social media for gang activity – affecting children as young as 10 – is disproportionate and may amount to racial profiling. Read more on Raw Story. Thanks to Joe Cadillic for this link.
Aza Wee Sile reports: Think twice before you litter in Hong Kong, which has resorted to naming and shaming in an effort to clean up the city on Global Earth day. “The Face of Litter”, a city-wide campaign launched by global marketing communications firm Ogilvy & Mather, uses DNA testing [Read More…]