Will You Opt-in to Letting Netflix Announce Your Viewing Activity on Facebook?

Word is Netflix is planning deep integration with Facebook. The company is currently testing out their new app so subscribers can receive recommendations based on their interests and share with friends everything they've watched, rated, and currently have in their queue. The Facebook app will require a new terms of service for Netflix subscribers to [...]

Governments Working on a Treaty to Search Citizens’ PCs in the Name of Copyright?

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6yPmtQDWZ1s] Something scary is going on that has a lot of privacy advocates and consumer watchdog groups a little worried. It turns out that the Obama administration, in cooperation with other foreign governments and entertainment industry representatives, are negotiating the details of a controversial Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement [PDF] in secret and under the veil of "national [...]

Google Planning on Moving Some of Its Data Centers to International Waters?

[blip.tv ?posts_id=1273956&dest=-1] Interesting commentary by CNET's Don Reisinger on Google's plan on moving some of its data centers (and possibly some of its other operations) to International waters. On the surface, Google is spinning its plans as a way to offset high-energy costs by using the world's oceans as a natural way to cool their servers, [...]