Facebook’s New Terms Of Service: “We Can Do Anything We Want With Your Content. Forever.”

February 16, 2009
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Shelly sent me this: Facebook’s New Terms Of Service: “We Can Do Anything We Want With Your Content. Forever.” Facebook’s terms of service (TOS) used to say that when you closed an account on their network, any rights they claimed to the original content you uploaded would expire. Not anymore. Now, anything you upload to […]

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Buridan & Shelly » ok, so yes, we’re engaged….

January 10, 2008
Tags: Jeremy Hunsinger, Rochelle Mazar, wedding

Jeremy writes: Too many topics, too little time. » ok, so yes, we’re engaged…. I met my partner in crime online about 4 years ago through a colleague and we’ve been dating for some time now, so i asked and she said yes. I seen the ring and was awed at the bling. And now […]

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Slashdot | Why Does Skype Read the BIOS?

February 7, 2007

Slashdot | Why Does Skype Read the BIOS? “Myria at pagetable.com, among others, noticed that Skype reads the machine’s BIOS code on startup. This probably would’ve gone unnoticed if the operation didn’t fail on 64-bit windows. From the post: ‘It’s dumping your system BIOS, which usually includes your motherboard’s serial number, and pipes it to […]

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Labeling Cosmetics: Skin Deep

November 16, 2006

I was watching CBC this morning, and they were talking about the new law requiring labeling of cosmetics. They were interviewing someone from Environmental Working Group || Public Interest Watchdog and this person mentioned their report Skin Deep which talks about toxins in everything from toothpaste to shampoo. I don’t use soaps or personal products […]

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‘record free’ communications

September 27, 2006

I saw this in /. this morning and it reminds me of ZeroKnowledge (Slashdot | ZeroKnowledge to Discontinue Anonymity Service ) who had a great anonymous service that died under 9/11 attack on privacy of communications: DEMO: VaporStream to raise eyebrows Void Communications had better be ready for a call from Department of Homeland Security. […]

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b-day presents

July 7, 2006

Just talked to my dad on the phone. He was calling with birthday greetings, singing his version of Happy Birthday. My present was to be told that dinner had been paid for at Gamelle. I’ve never eaten there, as it is slightly out of our budget range, but we’d planned to go for lunch at […]

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New Issue of The Harrow

July 3, 2006

There’s a new issue of The Harrow: Original Works of Fantasy and Horror  Vol. 9, No. 2 is now available online! [I’ve been working with the harrow since the beginning of the century, btw.]

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Announcing Transdisciplinary Studies

May 26, 2006

Transdisciplinary Studies Sense Publishers Edited by: Jeremy Hunsinger and Jason Nolan Aims and Scope: Transdisciplinary Studies is an internationally oriented book series created to generate new theories and practices to extricate transdisciplinary research from the confining discourses of traditional disciplinarities. Within transdisciplinary domains, this series will publish empirically grounded, theoretically sound work seeking to identify […]

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VHS Movies

March 31, 2006

I don’t have a VHS machine any more, and tried to give away these tapes. But my sister doesn’t have one either. And I’m not shipping them up to my dad’s. If anyone’s interested in these tapes, and lives in Toronto, and wanted to come by to pick them up, and promise to not sell […]

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NSA: HOWTO “sanitize” Word and PDF files

January 22, 2006

Boing Boing: NSA: HOWTO “sanitize” Word and PDF files This is interesting to me because I’m always curious about what information gets out about me. I know I catch a lot of it, but still, what is there that I don’t know: Steve Aftergood of the Federation of American Scientists has posted the US National […]

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