Tuesday, April 06, 2010

#blogs 06 April 2010 ::: Some links with your coffee?

If you're all gaga over the iPad, that's your problem! Saki Tumi just placed an order for the slate device...

#NetNeutrality ::: Safe, for Now!

#iPad ::: Tech Web site GeekSugar.com warns about spam e-mails requesting product testers for the iPad. The e-mail directs to a website which claims to be looking for people to test the iPad for a couple months, and as compensation you get to keep the iPad. The red flag with this offer is that you have to provide your e-mail address and password in order to “tell your friends.”

Offers to become a tester on Facebook cropped up but with a different intent. A Facebook page stating “iPad Researchers Wanted—Get an iPad Early and Keep It” was designed to trick people into signing up for a cell phone subscription service that cost $10 a month. Sophos, a software company, explained the offer in an online video and also alerted Facebook to the page—which had already racked up more than 3,500 fans—and it was taken down. BBB warns Facebook users to be on the lookout for similar suspicious offers.

Not all bogus offers come under the guise of becoming a tester. McAfee reported that spam e-mails have landed in consumer inboxes offering free iPads—with a catch. Consumers would have to buy something first which would require providing your credit card number.

Privacy? Old-fashioned! These days, intrabuilding gossip can go global.

How will digg founder Kevin Rose juggle his tough new job and Food Blogger Girlfriend?

#journalism ::: Lewis Lapham to US Media: Let Go of Tiger’s Balls

#politics ::: Andrew Cuomo, the diehard Democrat-who-would-be-governor, and Bruce Blakeman, the stalwart Republican-who-would-be-senator, are light years apart on most things political. But money is money, and...

#haiti ::: The Haitian Blogger calls PBS' recent documentary on the Haitian earthquake “distorted”

#kissing in public ::: how do you feel about it?

#arabs ::: HAIR RISING Threat to Veil Maldivan Women By Ruk... while Mona grapples with a "forbidden feeling" or two...

#music ::: Neil Young to launch solo tour in Albany.

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