Facebook Must Allow Fake Names, Says German Regulator

Facebook’s real name policy, which prevents people from using the service with pseudonyms, has pissed off a lot of people – especially as of late. Facebook’s policy has drawn the ire of the transgender community, domestic violence victim, privacy advocates,…

Google App. Offers EU Compliant Data Protection

A lot of small businesses use Google apps to meet their needs and overcome challenges. In light of the European Union’s updated and more stringent data protection and privacy law, Google is offering an app. that will help their enterprise…

Google Files EU Complaint Against Microsoft, Nokia, & MOSAID

Google has filed a formal complaint with European Union and wants regulators to look into what they are calling, collusion between Microsoft, Nokia, and notorious patent troll MOSAID. Nokia recently transfered over twelve hundred patents to MOSAID which were mostly…

Google Executive Chairman Warns Against Regulation

On Tuesday, Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt warned regulators that technology should be allowed to develop its own solutions rather than forcing invasive privacy laws that could stifle innovation and stall foreward progress: “There’re so many new technologies that help…

Facebook Creates A Challenge For SEC

According to the Securities and Exchange Commission, it has become increasingly more difficult to regulate and minimize insider trading. A predominant reason for this is social media like Facebook and Twitter. The ease at with insiders can share and disseminate…