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Submission + - Volunteer work for for-profit companies is illegal in California

billrp writes: It seems it's illegal to provide volunteer work for a for-profit company in California. You must be compensated for your time, and of course taxes must be withheld. Here's a story about a small winery that was recently busted: http://www.wine-searcher.com/m...

But what about all the user data that is collected by Facebook, Google, etc.without compensation and then sold to advertisers?

Submission + - Should this be touted in an Apple iPhone 5 ad? (telegraph.co.uk)

billrp writes: "Hidden web code means hackers 'can wipe Samsung Galaxy S3'. Malicious hackers can hide a code in a web page that will trigger a full factory reset of Samsung’s best-selling Galaxy S3 smartphone, deleting contacts, photographs, music, apps and other valuable data, security researchers have discovered."

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