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Google sees all users do with new privacy act

By Dan Martynowicz | February 21, 2012

Someone once stole my Mother's identity and used it to send threatening letters to President Bush.Do I have your attention? Good.A few hours later, three heavily armed secret service agents came to my house in a black sedan. Nothing kills a party like...

Rebecca Black should not be singled out for her terribleness

By David Thomas | March 23, 2011

My colleague Jack Baker is right and wrong. Yes, Rebecca Black's "Friday" is a bad song, but I would never say it is "the epitome of everything that is wrong with music."If anything, Rebecca Black is a copycat. She's taking what she sees as being popular...

Rebecca Black is horrible, but so are most pop stars

Rebecca Black is horrible, but so are most pop stars

By Jack Baker | March 22, 2011

"Yesterday was Thursday, Thursday. Today is Friday, Friday. We, we, we so excited. We so excited. We gonna have a ball today." These are just a few of the many ridiculous lyrics from the YouTube sensation "Friday" by Rebecca Black that is currently dominating...