The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently accused the operator of www.Jerk.com (Jerk) of misrepresenting to users the source of the personal content that Jerk used for its purported social networking website and the benefits derived from a user’s purchase of a Jerk membership.
Technology is an important industry in Texas.
IoT means “potentially billions of devices will report data about themselves, making it possible to create new applications in areas as diverse as factory optimization, car maintenance, or simply keeping track of your stuff online” as reported in MIT Technology Review.
In what could be the most bizarre civil suit concerning social media, a district court decided that name-calling on Twitter is covered under the First Amendment.
With any innovative technology, there’s bound to be some growing pains. With the IRS recently deeming Bitcoins property, and not currency, this could certainly fall into that category—though many have said it’s much worse. Still, there is some good to this.