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Time has just issued their Time 100 list, recognizing the most influential people around the world. This is the twelfth year that Time has produced the list that includes innovators, industry leaders, artists, researchers, scientist, activists, and political heavyweights. People are selected based on criteria that aren’t exactly a definite science. There are people that [...]
The time has come for Julian Assange to face the music. Today, the British court system has decided to extradite the WikiLeaks founder to Sweden where he will face questioning about the alleged sexual molestation and rape that occurred in that country involving two WikiLeaks volunteers. The decision was made by Judge Howard Riddle after three grueling months of what seemed like a soap opera style case.
It seems that the response to WikiLeaks and the arrest of Julian Assange has opened the flood gates for hackers who wish to openly attack any site they disagree with. On the heels of Visa, Mastercard and now threat of a pending attack on Bank of America, hackers are now targeting human rights group websites.
In ongoing revelations surrounding WikiLeaks, it seems that Bank of America may be its next target. Supposedly, the information to be released is damaging enough to force a top executive to resign. Undoubtedly, it was only a matter of time before the changing face of the internet and the accompanying lack of privacy made their way into the private lives of corporations. Who knows, maybe the forced honesty will lead to improved, more transparent business practices. Definitely, the need for reputation management and substantive, trust-building SEO content will not see a decline in the near future.
The Photos section of Facebook is being upgraded with facial recognition technology. Potentially controversial, the new upgrade will suggest to users who should be tagged in a photos using facial recognition, hence the name of e application: Tag Suggestions.