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LinkedIn premium users each to receive $1 in password-leak settlement

LinkedIn premium users each to receive $1 in password-leak settlement

By William E. Lewis Jr. For EyesOnNews.com, Feb 24, 2015 – To settle a class-action lawsuit that alleged LinkedIn failed to protect the passwords and private information of its premium subscriber customers, the company has agreed to pay $1.25 million – or about $1 each – to approximately 800,000 people who were premium users of the social media network between March 2006 and June 2012. The case dates back to June, 2012 when LinkedIn premium user Katie Szpyrka sued LinkedIn after the social network reported that […]

by · February 24, 2015 · Consumer, Featured, News, Technology
Social Media: Life after death on the Internet

Social Media: Life after death on the Internet

By William E. Lewis Jr. For EyesOnNews.com, Sept 19, 2014 –  Facing the loss of a family member or friend is often devastating. Imagine the constant reminder of the dearly departed as they appear through social media on your Facebook Timeline or Google+ Circles, in your Twitter Feed or MySpace stream, or even at work on your LinkedIn profile. I was reminded recently in a private message that one of the highly respected politicians receiving birthday greetings from me on Facebook had died […]

by · September 20, 2014 · Consumer, Featured, Lifestyle, Technology