in brief

Dangers of social networking

The security of your personal information is so supposedly tenuous on social networking sites that one legal expert has described it as: “like the situation in East Germany – you never know who’s spying on who“. Wow. It’s not Godwin’s Law, but I think I can see it from here….

Keep IE7 Removable

Microsoft warns Internet Explorer 6 stragglers users that upgrading to Service Pack 3 with IE7 installed eliminates the ability to uninstall IE7, so wait until after SP3 installs to put it on. (Phew.) [via]