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Native Advertising: Ads Masquerading As News

TV host and comedian Jon Oliver of “Last Week Tonight with Jon Oliver” had an interesting segment on his show about the rise of native advertising.  167 more words

Social Justice & Reform

iR3 Creative Helps Show the Robot Love @ ROBOTICON Tampa Bay!

FIRST Alumni Andrew Rudolph, of iR3 Creative, whom many in the FIRST community know from Roboshow and Robot in 3 Days, has once again applied his amazing creative skills in support of Roboticon Tampa Bay, with three new shirt designs for our 2014 events! 64 more words

FIRST Robotics Competition

Google has a growth plan based on kids, report says

Children under the age of 13 are a massive and relatively untapped market for internet companies due to federal privacy laws, but now Google is ready to risk those treacherous legal waters in order to sign them up. 312 more words

Google

Coloradoan reporter ice bucket challenges prep football teams

brightcove error: missing required parameter exp or exp3Reporter Kevin Lytle completes ALS ice bucket challenge and nominates local prep football teams.

Football

National Do Not Call Registry

National Do Not Call Registry

Do Not Call Registry
Placing your name and number on the Do Not Call Registry will help eliminate calls from marketers and scammers. 12 more words

Identity Mgmt

Privacy group asks feds to investigate U.S. IT firms for boosting European's consumer data

A U.S. digital privacy group has requested the feds investigate 30 U.S. IT companies, including Adobe, Criteo and AOL, for illicitly gathering data on European consumers in violation of the U.S.-EU so-called Safe Harbor Framework privacy program. 357 more words

Business

Consumer group asks FTC to investigate tech firms and data brokers over Safe Harbor violations

The Center for Digital Democracy (CDD), a U.S. group campaigning for digital consumer rights, has asked the Federal Trade Commission to investigate 30 companies for non-compliance with the Safe Harbor agreement between the U.S. 556 more words

FTC