Here’s why it’s legal for Google and Facebook to use your face in ads — Tech News and Analysis
"Facebook puts your profile picture in advertisements. Google is about to do the same and other sites like Twitter will likely follow one day. How exactly is this legal? Do we have any control over our image anymore?"
Yahoo promises encryption as NSA’s email and IM contact list collection is exposed — Tech News and Analysis
"This particular mass surveillance activity only takes place outside the U.S., according to a Washington Post scoop, but it does still involve the collection of many Americans’ contacts lists for services including Yahoo, Gmail, Hotmail and Facebook."
Citi says next "hard" debt ceiling deadline is in March
"Based on press reports, the short-term debt ceiling extension exp...
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Edward Harrison is the founder of Credit Writedowns and a former career diplomat, investment banker and technology executive with over twenty five years of business experience. He has also been a regular economic and financial commentator in print and on television for the past decade. He speaks six languages and reads another five, skills he uses to provide a more global perspective. Edward holds an MBA in Finance from Columbia University and a BA in Economics from Dartmouth College.