In my latest Patexia post, Buying and Selling Your Personal Data | Patexia.com, I make the unusual (for me, anyway) observation that it doesn’t matter that advertisers are getting our personal info. And / or that there will come a time when our privacy is eroded so much that personal data is ubiquitous, and [...]
August 23, 2011 8:05 AM EDT | by James Lee Phillips
Miramax launched a Facebook app providing streaming video of some of its biggest films, with a social twist.
Calling it the “Miramax eXperience,” this joint venture enables video-on-demand from Facebook users using Facebook credits (30 per film, or approximately $3). So how is this [...]
July 27, 2011 10:33 AM EDT | by James Lee Phillips
On Friday, Judge Douglas Woodlock of the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts dismissed the lawsuit brought by the identical Winklevoss twins against Facebook and CEO Mark Zuckerberg.
The lawsuit was, like all preceding, brought by ConnectU, the company that the twins [...]
July 2, 2011 11:19 AM EDT | by James Lee Phillips
So far this year, Facebook has spent nearly a quarter of a million dollars on lobbying.
In the first quarter of the fiscal year, Facebook increased by nearly 60% its funding of lobbying, from $130k in the fourth quarter of last year to $230k [...]