Stories by Tony Bradley

Facebook Privacy is a Balancing Act

Despite the headlines and hyperbole around Facebook information privacy issues--and the public exodus of notable online personalities in protest--the reality is that Facebook membership is <a href="http://tech.fortune.cnn.com/2010/05/17/what-backlash-facebook-is-growing-like-mad/">actually still growing</a>. Social networking and data privacy are, in many ways, directly at odds and the solution comes down to user awareness and choice.

Tony Bradley | 18 May | Read more

Making sense of the Snow Leopard security debate

Snow Leopard is out and users seem generally satisfied with the latest version of the Mac OS X operating system. The release hasn't been without some controversy though, part of which has been the debate over the malware protection features Apple included in Snow Leopard.

Tony Bradley | 01 Sep | Read more

Windows 7 bug is no showstopper

Microsoft released the RTM version of Windows 7 yesterday to the Microsoft technical community. The initial excitement quickly turned to sensational headlines about a "showstopper" or "critical" bug that may put a damper on the Windows 7 excitement and cause people and businesses to shun the new operating system as they did Windows Vista. Those headlines are the very definition of FUD (spreading fear, uncertainty, and doubt).

Tony Bradley | 08 Aug | Read more

Twitter continues to battle DDoS attack

More than two days after experiencing a complete outage as a result of a distribute denial-of-service (DDoS) attack, Twitter and other social networking sites such as Facebook are still battling a surge in traffic related to the attack. Twitter has taken some steps to mitigate the spike in traffic and ensure that the site is not knocked offline again, but some of those steps are having an impact on third-party tools that link to Twitter through API's (application programming interface).

Tony Bradley | 10 Aug | Read more

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