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Posts on ‘June 23rd, 2008’

Online Ad Company's Very Questionable Activities

Free Press and Public Knowledge have put out a report claiming that “NebuAd Wiretaps Consumers and Hijacks Web Sites.” Quote: Consumers are having their Web browsing intercepted and Web sites are having their computer code altered by NebuAd, a company that provides targeted advertising for Internet Service Providers (ISPs), according to a technical investigation by […]

Crowdsourcing Parliament Debates

Take a look at the great “Video speech matching” project at They’re combining BBC video of the British House of Commons and official text transcripts, and asking people to match keywords and phrases with the videos, to create a time-stamped archive of important debates. Tom Steinberg, one of the organizers, says the community has […]