Google is at the heart of yet another Internet anonymity battle, this one between muckraking journalists and a Caribbean land developer. Will the search giant roll over and crush the little guys?
Archive for August, 2009
Have a supermodel and an angry blogger just killed anonymity dead the Internet? Is Google to blame? And does Cringely hate women? Readers share their thoughts.
Did Apple try to strong-arm Palm into a ‘don’t touch ours, we won’t touch yours’ hiring arrangement? If so, it may have run afoul of antitrust laws.
Model Liskula Cohen has forced Google to hand over the name of an anonymous blogger who slandered her. Is this the end of free speech on the Net?
To hear some people tell it, social sites like Facebook and Twitter are on the wane. Cringely thinks they’re only just getting started.
Changes to Federal Web sites may threaten your privacy — or bring our current cyber government into the 21st century.
Recent rulings against Real Networks and Microsoft reinforce a painful truth: The law can no longer keep up with technology.
After years of peaceful co-existence, the two Silicon Valley titans are suddenly at each other’s throats. But how much of this is real, and how is just for show?
The DDOS attack on Twitter shows not only how vulnerable the microblog is, but also how dependent we’ve become on it. That’s a dangerous combination.
Flames are raging here in Cringeville after my post about Glenn Beck and the Obama ‘conspiracy’ to take over your computer. Here’s some more fuel for the fire.