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January 31, 2012  10:02 PM


Posted by: Raj Perumal
blackout, Facebook, Google, SOPA, website

Hi folks! So this past month was quite exciting. RIM had changes in the upper echelons, CES 2012 came and went. Obama made a big speech and SOPA was temporarily defeated. The Stop Online Piracy Act really was only going to hurt the people it shouldn't have hurt, and not really affect the pirates...

January 31, 2012  9:50 PM

How Private is Your Social Networking?

Posted by: Raj Perumal
big brother, Facebook, online freedom, social networking

Hi folks! So I've been following a number of stories out there on the Internet regarding social networking and a disturbing trend is beginning to emerge. This probably ain't news to most of you, but the Government is beginning to use social networking as evidence in court. So basically anything...

November 30, 2011  11:55 PM

How safe is social networking?

Posted by: Raj Perumal
Facebook, hacking, linkedin, social networking, SSL, Twitter

Hi folks! So with the proliferation of users using social networking, the most often question I get asked is how safe is it? Well there are a few ways to look at this. One, you could end up posting something that you regret later and it can come back to bite you later on . Two, the social...

June 30, 2011  8:23 PM

MySpace is sold

Posted by: Raj Perumal
Facebook, MySpace, News Corp, sale, sells

Hi folks! So another social networking social site has been sold. News Corp finally decided to sell MySpace. They sold it for much less than they bought it...

August 8, 2009  4:58 PM

Online services under DDoS Attack!

Posted by: Raj Perumal
attacks, attacks on Twitter, DDoS, Facebook, Georgia, Google, hacking, Russia, Twitter

So unless you have been asleep all this time, you would have seen the latest in the news from the online community. It seems there has been a DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service Attack) launched against Twitter, Facebook, and Google's Blogger. This attack has been hitting so hard that the online...


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