A settlement in a federal lawsuit in Ohio means two websites can no longer charge people to remove mugshots from the sites, according to the… Read More »Ohio lawsuit stops websites from charging to remove mugshots
A lot of electrons have been spilled over John S. Adamsâ€™ story in the Great Falls Tribune on Sunday detailing a web of connections between… Read More »Was the Tribune right to use Facebook photos in a news story?
The [ACLU reports today](http://www.aclu.org/blog/technology-and-liberty-national-security/first-nation-montana-requires-warrant-location) that Montana is the first state in the union to [require a warrant before police can use your mobile device to… Read More »ACLU: Montana first in country to ban warrantless location tracking
The two-day saga of the journalist suspended from Twitter because he posted the corporate email address of an NBC executive is over. [Twitter reinstated Guy… Read More »Twitter reinstates journalist banned for NBC Olympics criticism
A Great Falls family returned from vacation to find their house burglarized, likely the result of posting their travel plans to Facebook.
The Technology Review reports that there is a growing movement, especially among European legislators, calling for some sort of “Internet erase button,” a way to… Read More »Privacy advocates want the “right to be forgotten”
The Montana Attorney General’s office warns that Montanans may be targeted by a new phishing phone scam. The scammers’ robo-call happened to call, of all people, the Office of Consumer Protection’s lead attorney Jim Molloy.
Sen. Jon Tester’s government transparency bill, the Public Online Information Act of 2010, is drawing some criticism from lobbyists for government contractors and from some transparency advocates, writes Aliya Sternstein at NextGov.
Personal information for 267 former Montana Tech students was accidentally e-mailed to the entire campus last week, KBZK reports. The e-mail, sent on April 22,… Read More »Montana Tech students’ personal information accidentally mass e-mailed
This week, Facebook made some changes to the way it interacts with other websites. The changes make it easier for third-party sites to personalize themselves… Read More »Weekend Reading: Guides to Facebook’s recent changes