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There were too many highlights from mesh2010 for me to pick a single one, but among the top moments on any list was the taping of a live version of TVO's The Agenda with the always excellent Steve Paikin. TVO producer Mike Miner and I started talking about the idea last year, because we had…

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Have you ever applied for a job and wondered why you didn't get it, even though you were qualified? According to a new survey, there's a good chance that the person doing the hiring found something about you online that they didn't like. The survey done by Microsoft found that 70 percent of HR professionals…

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So Google is being sued by a couple who believe that their privacy was invaded when a photo of their house appeared on the Web giant's Streetview service, which features 360-degree photos taken from a fleet of specially-equipped Volkswagen Beetles. And a privacy watchdog group has tried to bring attention to the issue by releasing…

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In the long-running Viacom vs. YouTube case -- one that falls into the "desperately trying not to adapt" category -- a judge has ruled that the Google-owned video site has to turn over a record of every user who has ever watched a YouTube video, either on the site or embedded in another site (a…

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The "whose data is it anyway" wars seem to have flared up again, judging by what's going on with Google and Facebook over the data-sharing issue: Facebook has blocked Google's new Google Connect feature from pulling your "social graph" data out of Facebook. But it's not because Facebook recently launched a competing feature called Friend…

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