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invasion of privacy

Posted by Shannon

A Toronto cell phone user is suing for the damages caused when Rogers Communications decided, without her permission, to bundle her service with that of her husband. That gave him access to her call records – on a phone contracted under her maiden name – and addressed the newly bundled bill to him. He learned of an affair from her billing records. He filed for divorce, which caused a downward spiral in Gabrielle Nagy’s life that left her jobless.

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Facebook getting old

07 Mar 2010
Posted by Shannon

Facebook is getting old in more ways than one, as I say in the Winnipeg Free Press

Ever since early 2009, when Facebook trumpeted the fact that the female 55+ demographic grew by 550 per cent (while underplaying the fact that the under-30 enthusiasm stagnated) I’ve been amused to see the site evolving into the equivalent of the retirement home’s social hub.

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