Monday, May 23, 2016

Around The Net

  • Sprint Exempts Soccer Tournament From Data Caps Arstechnica

    Sprint will exempt the Copa America Centenario soccer tournament from consumer' data caps. The move is part of a new partnership with soccer streaming service FuboTV. Sprint will give customers access to all matches if they sign up for a 60-day trial; data streamed from FuboTV won't count against consumers' monthly limits during the tournament, which takes place from June 3 to June 27. ...Read the whole story

  • Frontier Says Lawsuit Over Slow Broadband Belongs In Arbitration Dslreports

    Frontier is asking the West Virginia Supreme Court to send a lawsuit by customers over slow broadband speeds to arbitration. Last December, a lower court judge sided against Frontier, ruling that the company didn't add language about arbitration to its contracts until after the customers signed up for service. ...Read the whole story

  • LinkedIn Files Cease & Desist Order Over Stolen Data That's Up for Sale Threat Post

    LinkedIn is fighting back against LeakedSource, a site on which hackers are trying to sell 117 million usernames and passwords stolen from the b-to-b social network as part of a 2012 data breach. LinkedIn attorneys have served a cease and desist order claiming that the site is in violation of California's Computer Fraud and Abuse Act because it is "illegally copying and displaying LinkedIn members' information" without consent. ...Read the whole story

  • Suspicious Death Reports Sent to Wrong Email Address The Wall Street Journal

    A a prosecutor's office in New York failed to follow up on nine reports of suspicious deaths of developmentally disabled people that were in state care in recent years. The reason: the claims were sent to the wrong email address. The reports were sent to an assistant prosecutor's personal email address, which had been abandoned. In response, the Justice Center has updated its email list and has implemented a new policy of checks and balances. This will entail sending reports directly to a county's top prosecutor, ccing another person and following up with a phone call. ...Read the whole story

Moms Who Use Social Media Are More Anxious

Mothers of young children who spend more time on social media are more likely to report feelings of anxiety than peers who spend less time on social media on average. ...More