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+ - Facebook Timeline Changes Your Privacy Settings

Submitted by Anonymous Coward
An anonymous reader writes "The Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) is working very hard to point out Facebook privacy issues to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). A big part of its onslaught is centered on privacy through obscurity; EPIC insists the FTC’s November 2011 settlement with Facebook doesn’t allow this, but Facebook strongly disagrees. There’s more though: EPIC claims Timeline makes changes to default privacy settings users set before the new profile rolled out, specifically related to the event of friending someone on the social network."
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+ - Google Science Fair back for 2nd year-> 1

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alphadogg (971356) writes "Google, joining forces with CERN, The LEGO Group, National Geographic and Scientific American, has announced the 2012 Google Science Fair, an online competition open to 13-to-18-year-olds around the world. Prizes include a $50,000 college scholarship, a 10-day trip to the Galapagos Islands and more. Judges include Google VP and Internet pioneer Vinton Cerf, CERN Director Steve Myers, oceanographer Sylvia Earle and others."
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Comment: Drupal, hands down. (Score 2, Interesting) 134

by Beltanin (#32939420) Attached to: Developing a Niche Online-Content Indexing System?
Use Drupal (http://drupal.org), with Apache Solr (http://lucene.apache.org/solr/ and http://drupal.org/project/apachesolr) for indexing. At the last Drupalcon (SF 2010), there were even presentations by library staff related to article indexing, etc. Some handy resources, but there are far more, this was just a 1m search based on the conference alone... http://sf2010.drupal.org/conference/sessions/build-powerful-site-search-user-friendly-easy-install-search-lucene-api-module , http://sf2010.drupal.org/conference/sessions/how-build-jobs-aggregation-search-engine-nutch-apache-solr-and-views-3-about , http://sf2010.drupal.org/conference/sessions/case-studies-non-profits-jane-goodall-and-musescore , http://sf2010.drupal.org/conference/sessions/case-studies-academia-drupal-asu-john-hopkins-knowledge-health

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