A lot of policy news today, from Big Government to privacy legislation to the implications of location based data. Meanwhile, it’s all social media, location based services, and mobile. What a stunner! To the links, James:
House Rep Bobby Rush Working On Alt Web Privacy Bill (ClickZ) Apparently Rush was not pleased with being shut out of the Boucher bill. Interesting.
Top Secret America (WashPo) First in a series of what many are saying is a groundbreaking series on the country’s “fourth arm of government” – the post 9-11 security apparatus.
The End of Location Based Applications? (Mark Cuban) Mark thinks his new investment will obviate the checkin via facial recognition. I think that’s a long shot. But honestly, who knows.
Social Media Draws a Crowd (WSJ) The world FM lives in is getting very crowded.
Social Media’s Critical Path: Relevance to Resonance to Significance (Harvard Business Review) A bit dry, but then, it’s HBR. Solis manages to make it a bit less so.
Are You Listening Or Just Reloading? (HuffPo) Read this. It’s important that we all get better at this.
Loopt Automatically Lets You Know When Your Friends Are Nearby (Mashable) Ambient checkin, ahoy!
Nokia Conducting Search for New CEO () This is a rumor, but the press response shows how quickly the market responds – they want someone to challenge Apple, and now.
Amazon eBooks starting to blow the cover off of hardcover sales (TNW) A moment where we should pause, and recognize the shift occurring. Historic.
Today’s FM’s campaign of the day is Mashable’s second Mashable Battle with Cheetos. Fun campaign!
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