Thursday, March 12, 2009

Privacy Concerns for Google Targeted Ads

Two online privacy groups have slammed Google for launching a behavioral advertising program, with one of them calling the plan a privacy "disaster."

Google's proposal would bring user tracking to the world's largest ad network, said Marc Rotenberg, executive director of the Electronic Privacy Information Center. "It's a disaster," he said. "It's about whether the most dominant Internet media firm should be able to exploit its access to Internet user data for advertising purposes. Google long maintained it would not do this type of advertising. Indeed, they claimed they didn't need to and they went after others who did."

More at PC World

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Google Ads - Opt Out - Targeted ads

You can opt out of Google Ads which may be targeted based on your internet behaviour.

Here is a video from Google

Opt out of the Google Targeted Behaviour here

Sunday, March 01, 2009

Linux tips that every geek should know

Tuxradar has a list of over 50 tips that every geek should know

I have used most of them - what about you?

See the full list here

Rocky Mountain News - Final Edition

Final Edition from Matthew Roberts on Vimeo.

Cloud - the new dotcom ?

via Techcrunch