Monthly Archives: May 2011
Privacy and consumer groups welcomed a “Do Not Track” bill introduced in the US Senate on Monday that would let Internet users block companies from gathering information about their online activities.
The Do-Not-Track Online Act of 2011 was introduced by Democratic Senator Jay Rockefeller Continue reading
He’s back! If you remember “Clippy” — that googly-eyed, annoying little paper clip that once hopped out of the corner of your computer screen to “help” with Microsoft Office tasks, occasionally tapping on your computer screen to get your attention — chances are you don’t remember him (it?) fondly. Smithsonian Magazine called Clippy one of the worst software design blunders in the annals of computing history. Many Office users cringed when the cartoon paper clip Continue reading