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Brian Gongol


March 17, 2011

Computers and the Internet Debate continues over the "right to be forgotten"
European regulators are trying to figure out how to make that happen. The problem is that it's virtually impossible to be "forgotten" when digital records can be stored by anyone, and when press freedoms are still highly regarded (as they should be).

Computers and the Internet Philadelhia man returns home from business trip to a $20,000 bill for his phone's data package
It's pretty silly that wireless companies don't issue warning notices via e-mail or text to tell customers how much bandwidth they're using (and will be charged to use). Anyone can read their own water meter or electric meter; we should be able to do the same for our data plans, simply to act as informed consumers.

Computers and the Internet Chicago man is charged with three counds of raping women he met through Facebook
Always have a rule that establishes a firm litmus test for whom you'll "friend" on Facebook, and what the line should be between those with whom you'll communicate online and those whom you'll meet in real life.

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