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If you plan to succeed online and grow your business through online channels, you’re going to need development help. Whether you need a complex custom ecommerce website built from scratch, a simple themed WordPress site setup, or individual fixes, plug-ins, site maintenance, or coding assistance, Thrive’s experienced technical staff has you covered! We will work directly with your in-house technical team, collaborate with your current development contractors, or take on all development needs ourselves. Every situation is different. Thrive will work to make yours a success! Web Development.

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Google Loses ‘Right To Be Forgotten’ Case In UK High Court

About 44 percent of "right to be forgotten" (RTBF) search de-listing requests are granted by Google.  Even then, there is a person in the UK whose request was among the the other 56 percent who wasn't granted who challenged Google's decision and won in the UK High Court. The search result in question was about a decade-old criminal [...]

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Consumer Groups File FTC Complaint Against YouTube For Collecting Kids’ Personal Data Without Parental Consent

A complaint was filed with the Federal Trad Commission by a coalition of 23 consumer groups that charges Google owned YouTube with violating the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) by collecting personal data on children without the consent of parents. The Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood (CCFC) and the Center for Digital Democracy co-filed the complaint [...]

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After A Week Of Crisis And Mea Culpas From Facebook, Assessing The Threats And Exposure

Ever since the breaking news a week ago of the Cambridge Analytica data mining revelations, there has been a lot going on.  At first, Facebook apologized in order to reduce its role in the scandal, and afterwards, opened the door to being regulated. After this had happened, along came another scandal that around around the collection of Android users' [...]

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Twitter Chief Information Security Officer Reportedly Exiting

The chief information security officer of Twitter is reportedly leaving the company. The Verge says that, according to sources, Twitter Chief Information Security Officer Michael Coates internally announced that he was stepping away from his role three weeks ago.  But currently, there has been no eternal announcement.  Supposedly, he is leaving to start up his own [...]

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Twitter’s Jack Dorsey Says The Platform’s Intention Is To Open Verification To Everyone

In a 45 minute livestream on March 8, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey addressed a number of safety-abuse and misinformation issues currently plaguing the site.  Three others joined him - David Gasca, head of product health; Vijaya Gadde, head of legal, policy and trust and safety; and Del Harvey, head of trust and safety.  Together, the four spend most of the [...]

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Europe To Tech Giants: Remove ‘Illegal Content’ Within One Hour

Early on March 1, The European Commission (EC) issued guidelines and recommendations for the rapid removal of “illegal content” from websites accessible within Europe.  Even though it wasn't the only content, targeted, the move was aimed primarily at terrorist propaganda. For the EC, they want to see illegal content taken down, following notifications to tech companies, within [...]

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German court: Google Has No ‘Duty To Inspect’ Websites For Illegal Content Before Displaying

It has been ruled by German court that Google isn't required to pre-screen websites for defamation before they are displayed in search results.  This comes from the country's highest court, the German Federal Court of Justice. For the plaintiffs, they sought to make Google filter out websites that allegedly displayed defamatory content about them in an IT-related online [...]

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