Mois : octobre 2009

Canadian Privacy Commissioner Has Stern Words for Youth Online

Just a few months after calling on Facebook to make substantial changes to its privacy policies or face legal action, Canadian Privacy Commissioner Jennifer Stoddart is back in the news with a stern warning for Canadian students.In her annual report on…

California Court Upholds Conviction Based on MySpace Bragging

Watch out what you say online: it could be used against you in court.  As briefly reported by Eric Goldman, an appellate court in California just upheld a vehicular manslaughter conviction based on the defendant’s MySpace post that bragged “I…

When is a Conversion Rate Optimisation test over?

If you answered – “When Google’s website optimiser tool says it is over (with a 99% degree of statistical certainty)” then you may need to think again.We recently ran a test on a newsletter & subscription sign up process, where…

DocumentCloud Adds OpenCalais and 20+ Investigative Journalism Outfits

Good news for fans of OpenCalais and investigative journalism alike.   The DocumentCloud initiative – winner of this year’s largest grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation – has lined up some two dozen partners, everyone from…

Michael Fertik Shares Six Tips to Foil the Phishers

In the wake of last week’s massive international phishing attack, which compromised over 30,000 e-mail accounts, many people around the world have been asking themselves, “What can I do to prevent something like this from happening to me?”Recently, in an…

Les ateliers Veille de l’ADBS

L’ADBS propose 5 nouvelles sessions d’ateliers dédiés à la veille, d’ici la fin d’année : 5 novembre : Veille concurrentielle 17 novembre : Veille Communication 1er décembre : Veille juridique 4 décembre : Sourcing éco&financier 8 décembre : Livrables de…

TrackurTrivia Special Offer

Our Trackur Trivia Sweepstakes was a lot of fun and we were overwhelmed by the number of entries. Hundreds of Twitter users entered to win Trackur accounts, iPods, and other great prizes.We wish we could hand out more prizes, but…

What’s it Worth to Ya?

In my role at Distilled, I am usually the first point of contact for new clients, and inevitably I am also the person who lets them know how big a dent our fantastic service will make in their wallet. This…

Liskula Cohen?s New Life as a Cyberbullying Spokesperson

Two months ago, New York model Liskula Cohen made headlines when she won a lawsuit against Google, compelling the company to reveal the identity of the anonymous blogger that had called her a “lying, whoring skank.”  The decision prompted considerable discussion throughout…