Daily Archives: 09/28/2011

The World’s Strictest Parents – Barbados – videos

The World’s Strictest Parents – Barbados – videos

This is a series on British TV that features children being sent overseas to experience life in other societies where parents are strict with their children.

In these episodes, two rebellious British teenagers experience strict parenting on the other side of the world, as Nicole Benham and Nathan Ballance travel to Barbados.      Continue reading

Facebook’s Privacy issues are a concern – articles

Privacy advocates oppose Facebook changes

Facebook’s future plans and tweaks have left some users confused and privacy advocates on edge. (Thierry Roge – Reuters) Users and privacy advocates have reservations about Facebook’s planned redesign, the way the change will affect third-party apps and the network’s general approach to privacy.

Third-party apps will be fully integrated into a user’s profile page, with updates about activity on each app. That means that users won’t actively click to share updates from apps — the apps will add that information to a user’s page automatically.     Continue reading

“Governments don’t rule the world, Goldman Sachs rules the world.”

.BBC News: <<< source link

“Governments don’t rule the world, Goldman Sachs rules the world.”

That’s what a purported London-based independent trader named Alessio Rastani told the BBC on Monday in a jaw-dropping interview that quickly went viral.

But just as quickly, rumors swirled that Rastani was actually a member of the Yes Men, a loose-knit group of merry pranksters and imposters that attempt to manipulate the media with the goal of exposing the dubious conduct of big corporations.   Continue reading

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