News tagged with information networks

Hackers protest BART decision to block cellphones

(AP) -- Hackers broke into a website for San Francisco's mass transit system Sunday and posted contact information for more than 2,000 customers, the latest showdown between anarchists angry at perceived ...

dateAug 15, 2011 in Internet
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How wise are crowds?

The rise of the Internet has sparked a fascination with what The New Yorker’s financial writer James Surowiecki called, in a book of the same name, "The wisdom of crowds": The idea that aggregating or ave ...

dateNov 17, 2010 in Economics & Business
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Privacy vs profit at Facebook

Facebook's evolution from online club house to Internet powerhouse is raising fears that the social network is trading privacy for profit.

dateMay 02, 2010 in Internet
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