Google, Facebook, TextPipe, More: Evening Buzz, February 16, 2012

Woo! A new Web site to rank privacy policies. “PrivacyChoice has analyzed more than a thousand of the most trafficked web sites to score them on a scale of 1 to 100 in their collection and use of personal data, as well as the collection and use practices of the third-party companies that they allow to track users on their sites.”

Google Maps: trouble in France.

TextPipe is now version 9.0. Sigh… love TextPipe.

The 2010 Mexico Earthquake: a 3-D map study of before and after.

The EPA has released a new tool for tracking greenhouse gases.

Bowdoin’s student body talks about mass deactivation of Facebook. “Last Monday, Tyler Patton ’12 and Ruiqi Tang ’13 launched, the site of their self-proclaimed ‘social experiment’ that urges Bowdoin students to disable their Facebook profiles from February 8 to March 8.”

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  1. Re: Stealth.

    I’ve been using ixquick as my search engine for awhile. They too claim to preserve searching privacy and even have an option for searching Google while not exposing personal data in doing it.

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