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LinkedIn and Email Address Privacy

Almost all major social networks allow to find friends using “Import/Upload Contacts” feature. While other social networks use email to find and add contacts, LinkedIn does something different. It also creates fake dummy accounts for that email addresses and keep displaying them in suggestions. Even worse, it displays those email addresses clearly. Problems? My GMail contacts contain few secret email addresses, such as…

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RIP Net Neutrality

Well to be fair net neutrality (in US) was dead a month back when a court ruled down FCC’s anti blocking rule. The first major incidence happened few weeks back when Comcast was allegedly throttling Netflix traffic. This looks like direct extortion, but when can one do. Courts didn’t seem a viable option. The result? Both end up in an undisclosed agreement…

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The Inevitable eBay + Paypal Spam

eBay accepts multiple payment options, despite that almost all of them accept ONLY Paypal as the payment medium. Problem? Paypal sends payment to sellers, alongwith your real email-ids. Once they have your email id, spam spam spam bam! I myself prefer paypal over credit cards as payment options. But in past few months, while trying to save a few bucks I’ve resorted…

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Y U NO STOP SPAMMING ME Koovs.com?

This post is also for all other major crappy e-commerce websites. Why is it so hard for you to unsubscribe your customers? I understand that you are desperate to show-off your new deals, but that does that give you the right to keep spamming him? Now all you other e-commerce websites must be proud at this moment thinking  we provide an unsubscribe link…

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