Apple and Google have both responded reasonably (although differently) to the location controversy. Apple has said it doesn’t track users (which is probably true in spirit) and is providing a software update to fix the “bug” that captures/stores location information. Google has said that all location services require an opt-in by users. … [Read more...] about Police Raid Google’s Korean Office Over Location Data
As law enforcement officials continue their manhunt for one fugitive that’s suspected to have been involved in the Boston Marathon bombing this week, consumers looking for the latest news and information have pushed several news and scanner-type apps into the iOS top apps charts. … [Read more...] about Boston Manhunt Pushes CNN, Police Scanner Apps Into iTunes Top Ten
(A) Matt, the point where you are using this tool, you are already having issues. So what do you need to lose? Yada yada... He adds they pulled a link network down a week or so ago (see here) and they will do another link network in a week or two from now. … [Read more...] about The Search Police: @MattCutts & @DuaneForrester
So let's first examine why anyone would put such a page on a website. That one is simple. The links from that site were highly valuable to spammers. In this case, not only was it a well-known site, but it was a .org site, whose links are even more valuable than .com sites, because they are more likely to be genuine expressions of quality. Except in this case. … [Read more...] about Are you policing your domain from spammers?
The technology giant has been ordered to remove almost 100 online articles from its search listings by Spain’s data protection authority . . . An injunction against search engines is the only way to block access to sensitive material published by these sites, the Spanish authority argues, as newspapers in the country can legally refuse to comply with more informal requests. … [Read more...] about Spanish Want Google To Police Libel On The Internet