Monthly Archives: October 2010
Interesting Anti-Semitic Twitter Tweet After pressure from the French group
Apparently, this week sensor on Twitter.
Earlier this week, we told you that Twitter is under fire from the French anti-discrimination group in a series of bad tweets from a particular hashtag. The groups accuse Twitter allows an “anti-Semitic joke the competition” that exists on the site, after some users using the hashtag # tweet unbonjuif inflammatory images and messages about the Holocaust.
# Unbonjuif translates into “good Jews” in English. Groups threatened legal action if Twitter allows tweets to remain outstanding.
Now, Twitter follows, removing the offending tweets related to the hashtag. Furthermore, anti-Muslim hashtag is also part of the deletion.
“Twitter does not mediate content. If we do not know the content that may violate our terms of service, we investigate every report and respond in accordance with the policies and procedures outlined on our support, “Twitter said in a statement ap.
Twitter made the term we are giving them the right to delete content that you see fit to remove them and to meet the demands of government.
“We reserve the right at all times (but not the obligation) to remove or refuse to distribute any content on the Service, suspend or terminate the user, and to reclaim the username without any obligation to you. We also reserve the right to access, read, preserve, and disclose any information as we reasonably believe is necessary to (i) comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, (ii) enforce the Terms , including investigation of potential violations of the agreement, (iii) detect, prevent, or otherwise address these issues in fraud, security or technical issues, (iv) respond to requests for support for the user, or ( v) protect the rights, property or safety of Twitter, its users and the public “
Twitter rules also state that users “will not be able to use our services for illegal purposes or in furtherance of illegal activity. International users agree to comply with all local laws regarding online conduct and apply acceptable content. ‘
However, unlikely that supporters of free speech and many Twitter users are happy about the removal of tweets as they are “offensive.”, French law prohibits any kind of discrimination based on race , religion, etc..
Decision is a bit different from the other to make the examiner tweet this week. Yesterday, Twitter decided to block the neo-Nazi German accounts – and in Germany alone. That means that the account is still available to all people in the world. It marked the first time that Twitter is called the right to censor local content, surrendered their rights back in January of this year. In the case of French tweets, they are removed from the network together.
Which optimistic Passes Yahoo In Leads
CEO and co-founder Jerry Yang said all Things D the audience that he is the best person to run Yahoo now.
Although Yang said the All Things D conference he bled purple, investors have been the ones who witnessed bleeding green for two years. Microsoft woke up to people with unsolicited offer for Yahoo, stocks seen at a low after two years of declines.
So why should investors trust Yang and Yahoo President Sue Decker company because they are watching the rejection of Yahoo, Kara Swisher asked via video:
Yandex New Content From getting NAVTEQ Map
Most popular search engine Russia, Yandex, today announced that it has bought a license for digital maps from NAVTEQ, which is used in developing a “detailed map of the world” for Yandex.Maps.
Yandex uses NAVTEQ maps from around the world, including Europe, North America, Australia and the developed countries in Asia. The maps include roads, traffic networks and buildings.
Maria Orlova, chief of production and quality control on Yandex.Maps services, said, “Our users appreciate the high quality detailed maps of Russia and Ukraine using the search function and other useful features such as routing, traffic information, satellite imagery and beautiful scenes. We continue to improve our service to map Belarus and Kazakhstan. ‘
Yandex to use NAVTEQ maps for Turkey to yandex.com.tr. The company is partnering with other providers of map content licenses in Russia, Ukraine, Belarus and Kazakhstan. In 2010, the company has purchased GIS technology to map the city.
“NAVTEQ content will help us to make Yandex.Maps comprehensive, all-purpose mapping service that can answer questions using ‘about countries around the world,” he added.
Yandex says it will slowly add content to both desktop and mobile versions of applications to support all major platforms.
There are APIs available on site to take advantage of, and embedded maps.