Privacy and digital reputation: Five predictions for 2011

By Michael Fertik
December 31, 2010

- Michael Fertik is the CEO and Founder of ReputationDefender, the online privacy and reputation company. The views expressed are his own. -

Privacy regulation and the “free” Internet

By Adam Thierer
December 23, 2010

Adam Thierer is a senior research fellow at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. The views expressed are his own.

WikiPiques: Let’s all just calm down

December 10, 2010

John Abell is New York bureau chief for Wired.com. The opinions expressed are his own.

In Google-Groupon talks, size matters

By Kevin Kelleher
December 6, 2010

“Think small and act small, and we’ll get bigger. Think big and act big, and we’ll get smaller.”

Should you trust Facebook with your email?

By Michael Fertik
November 19, 2010

INTERNET-SOCIALMEDIA/PRIVACY- Michael Fertik is the CEO and Founder of ReputationDefender, the online privacy and reputation company. The views expressed are his own. -

Meebo introduces Web site check-in service

November 15, 2010

A number of Web companies are fighting to become the primary service for people to “check in” to real world locations, like coffee shops and stores.  MeeboLogo

from Summit Notebook:

Intel, HP: TVs should get smarter

May 19, 2010

Intel, Sony and Google are expected to unveil on Thursday a "smart TV": an Internet-ready, super content machine that -- if the hype is to be believed -- will let viewers watch Celebrity Apprentice, tweet, and respond to emails at the same time. On Wednesday, Intel's sales and marketing chief -- while keeping his cards close to the vest -- couldn't resist a little plug for the general concept of Internet TVs.

Twitter’s Costolo: not quite footloose and fancy free

May 19, 2010

You’d think fast-racing Twitter would keep one eye firmly fixed on the rearview and side mirrors.

from The Great Debate UK:

A social media vox populi experiment

March 19, 2010

IMG01877-20100318-1751The BBC World Service tested its capacity to produce large-scale social media events by hosting an ambitious global conversation in multiple languages from Shoreditch Town Hall in London on Thursday.

from The Great Debate UK:

Rory Cellan-Jones on virtual democracy

March 17, 2010

Direct, real-time communication among politicians and the public through social media platforms is reshaping democracy and the news media, but questions remain about how the fabric of society might change as a result, argued a panel at an event hosted by the BBC on Tuesday evening at Westminster.