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Natalie Jarvey / Hollywood Reporter:
Dating App Tinder to Launch Verification Program for Stars (Exclusive)   —  CEO Sean Rad tells THR that celebrities will soon be able to bypass Tinder's Facebook login to create accounts using their real names.  —  Tinder has sparked a fire in Hollywood.  —  The mobile dating app …
Mar 12, 2014, 1:15 PMIn context
Timothy B Lee / Bottom-up:
Nakamoto's disappearance was essential to Bitcoin's growth   —  Why Satoshi Nakamoto worked so hard to hide his identity  —  We may now know who Satoshi Nakamoto, the creator of Bitcoin, is.  According to Newsweek, he's a reclusive 64-year old Japanese man who lives in Temple City, California.
Mar 6, 2014, 7:05 PMIn context
Paul Carsten / Reuters:
China orders real name register for online video uploads   —  (Reuters) - Chinese Internet users are now required to register their real names to upload videos to Chinese online video sites, an official body said, as the Communist Party tightens its control of the Internet and media to suppress anti-government sentiment.
Jan 21, 2014, 12:50 PMIn context
Violet Blue / ZDNet:
Forced Google Plus integration on YouTube backfires, petition hits 112,000   —  Summary: The backlash against Google forcing YouTube commenters to use Google Plus is now too big to ignore.  But will Google listen?  OPINION.  —  Violet Blue  —  Google's war on anonymity during its involvement …
Nov 17, 2013, 12:30 PMIn context
Will Oremus / Slate:
Ulbricht posted a question linking him to Silk Road under his real name on Stack Overflow   —  The Bonehead Mistake That Brought Down an Online Drug-Dealing Empire  —  Even the finest programmers could use a little help from their friends on Stack Overflow now and then.
Oct 2, 2013, 3:20 PMIn context
Ben Austen / Wired:
Public Enemies: Social Media Is Fueling Gang Wars in Chicago   —  Just about any teenager in Chicago today can tell you the story of Chief Keef and Lil JoJo, two rappers from the South Side neighborhood of Englewood whose songs serve as anthems for their rival gangs.
Sep 23, 2013, 8:20 AMIn context
Matt Richtel / New York Times:
A look at the booming business of live sex cams, via interviews with models and execs   —  Intimacy on the Web, With a Crowd  —  A 25-YEAR-OLD woman whose fans know her as Lacey or Miss Lollipop, neither her real name, dipped an index finger into a small glass jar.
Sep 23, 2013, 6:35 AMIn context
Gerry Shih / Reuters:
Google services should not require real names: Vint Cerf   —  (Reuters) - In the face of increasing government-led crackdowns on social media, Google Inc (GOOG.O) should not force Internet users to reveal their real names for some services, including its Google+ social network, said Vint Cerf …
Mar 5, 2013, 10:50 AMIn context
Loek Essers / ITworld.com:
Facebook can stick with its real name policy for now, German court rules   —  It is the first step in a litigation process that can take years, the regulator said  —  Facebook can stick with its real name policy in Germany, and doesn't have to allow nicknames on its platform for now.
Feb 15, 2013, 8:00 AMIn context
Associated Press:
FACEBOOK WINS GERMAN COURT FIGHT ON FAKE NAMES BAN   —  BERLIN (AP) — Facebook has won a court battle against a German privacy watchdog that challenged the social networking site's policy requiring users to register with their real names.  —  Schleswig-Holstein state's data protection body …
Feb 15, 2013, 6:50 AMIn context

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