17 February 2012
1. Works Cited Citation
Sangani, Kris. “Who Owns Your Personal Data.” Engineering & Technology 5.11 (2010): 29. Academic Search Premier. EBSCO. Web. 16 Feb 2011.
2. Paraphrase of Passage:
Between January and May 2009, hackers were 'able to view non-public user information, gain access to direct messages and protected tweets, and reset any user's password' and send tweets from any user account, according to the original FTC complaint.Twitter acknowledged 45 accounts were accessed by hackers in January last year and 10 in April 2009 'for short periods of time'.
According to author Kris Sangani, Twitter was hacked between the months of January and May of 2009. Both private user information and tweets were accessed along with the ability to reset user’s passwords and send new tweets. The Federal Trade Commission states on the original complaint that in January 45 accounts were hacked and another 10 in April of 2009 but only for a small amount of time.
3. Paraphrase of Passage:
Between 2006 and the beginning of 2010, search engine giant Google started a project to map and digitally photograph every road in every major city in more than 30 countries for its product Google Streetview. This car soon became a symbolic hate symbol among privacy and civil rights advocates, who claimed that Google were pushing the envelope on what type of information you could collect and publish on the Internet.But images, it appears, is not all that the Streetview cars collected. It now turns out that Google collected over 600 Gigabytes of data from users of public and unprotected Wi-Fi access routers - which included Web pages visited and emails. All this was collected without the prior knowledge or permission of the router owners
Author Kris Sangani explains that Google started too digitally photograph roads for its new product called Google Street view. This project was to include all major... [continues]
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