Facebook will soon update its privacy settings to allow better user control over what you share. The update will let you customize exactly who gets to see every piece of your information from religion to photos. The update is drastically needed after years of complaints for users and the government. In other news, adult filmmakers have started a massive legal campaign, suing over 200,000 people who have illegally downloaded pornographic movies. This dwarfs legal efforts by the music industry whose largest lawsuit sought damages from 23,000 people. If you’ve been served a letter, your ISP knows what you’re using its connection for. And finally, China officially passed the United States as the world’s largest personal computer market. The diminishing U.S. manufacturers and dominance of China’s own Lenovo is shifting the consumer market. China has become the Holy Grail for tech manufacturers.
Shelly Palmer Radio Report – August 24, 2011
Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).