Cyberculture roundup: most torrents are monitored, and much more..

New research: Most top torrents are monitored, your IP address can be logged within three hours from The Next Web by Emil Protalinski If you?ve downloaded a popular torrent in the last three years, you may have had your IP address logged and your activities monitored, according to new research. Computer scientists from the University … Read more

Speaking of privacy, Murdoch’s daily shows old media is not better than new media… A cyberculture roundup…

Advertisers Announce Boycott of UK Tabloid on Twitter by Todd Wasserman MAIN FOCUS: Hacking scandal compromises Murdoch | 08/07/2011 from euro|topics Rupert Murdoch’s US-based concern News Corp on Thursday announced the closure of the British tabloid News of the World. Journalists on the newspaper have been accused among other things of hacking into the telephones … Read more

from Global Guerrillas: “Cell Phone Coordination of Open Source Protests” and Cyberculture roundup

JOURNAL: Cell Phone Coordination of Open Source Protests from Global Guerrillas by John Robb Here’s a cool little phone app called Sukey to help people navigate during a protest/riot.  Very useful in avoiding kettling (a slang term for police crowd containment).  Check out the tutorial. What Is Data Privacy Day? [INFOGRAPHIC] from Mashable! by Sarah … Read more

Cyberculture roundup: Facebook hammered for privacy issues, Blog Blame Game, Adobe responds to Apple and more…

Blog Blame Game
Source: Project for Excellence in Journalism

In many weeks, there are stark differences between the social and mainstream media news agendas. But last week, the same two stories that dominated the traditional press ? the attempted bombing in New York?s Times Square and the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico ? also drew the most attention in the blogosphere.

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First iPad reviews roundup at

found at Nanami Cowdroy

iPad first reviews

from by Jason Kottke

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Social networks risky for career?

Social networks put careers at risk, survey finds

from by Daniela

When asked how they collect information about people they plan to hire, 43% of European human resources professionals surveyed reply that they analyse the online reputation of the candidate, mainly through search engines, social networking websites, personal sites and blogs.

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