The app markets move for clearer app privacy policies, the EU is getting cold feet on ACTA, and state attorneys general have issues with Google’s all-in-one privacy changes.
- Acta: EU Court to Rule on Anti-Piracy Agreement: The Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement is headed to the EU’s highest court to determine whether it violates basic rights or freedoms. [BBC Technology]
- State Attorneys General: Google Privacy Changes Appear to Harm Consumers: The majority of state attorneys general signed a letter to Google’s CEO condemning the move to effectively migrate user information from any Google service to all Google services by combining their privacy policies. [The Washington Post]
- Twitter Is Testing Auto-Translate Feature: A small number of Twitter users are already seeing the option to translate tweets using Bing Translator. [Mashable]
- Feds Request DNS Changer Extension to Keep 400K Users Online: Systems still infected with the DNS Changer virus are currently routed through replacement DNS servers, scheduled to be taken offline March eighth. [Computerworld]
- Asus to Transformer Owners: “Here Is Your Unlocked Bootloader. Happy Now?”: Asus provided the unlocker in app form while making it clear that actually using the app voids all warranties. The unlocked bootloader will enable installation of custom ROMs and kernels on the Transformer Prime. [TechCrunch]