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Dot & Bo Take Commercial Surveillance to New Low

When you visit the website of furniture and tchotchke seller Dot & Bo, this is what you see.  At first glance, the Dot and Bo “splash” screen doesn’t look unusual — many websites that try to sell you something would like to have your Facebook

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Oh, Bugger

Having an email address that begins “jcook@…” means I get a lot of misdirected e-mail meant to be sent to Jerry Cook, Jane Cook, Joseph Cook, Junior Cook, J. Whitney Bowles Pierpont Morgan Vanderbilt Cook, and all the other JCooks out there in the world.

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Fact Check: Does Barack Obama Have Over 80 Aliases?

A new e-mail allegation is making the rounds, making the case that there is no actual Barack Obama. Rather, the missive insinuates, President Obama is a “Manchurian Candidate thing,” a person who has been selected by unseen conspirators to assume the false identity of Barack

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Google's Gmail Notifier Excludes Google's Internet Browser

Well, isn’t that just the darndest thing. A program written by google called the Gmail Notifier puts an application on your computer’s desktop and tells you when a fresh piece of e-mail has arrived in your Gmail account. If you click to “Open Inbox,” an

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Violations of e-mail privacy, small and large

While John McCain’s campaign manager huffs and puffs over the fact that someone out there figured out Sarah Palin’s Yahoo password and read her e-mails, calling the affair a “shocking violation of the Governor’s privacy,” he remains mum on the new powers granted the Bush

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?