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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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US Senators Call For More Congressional Involvement In Wake Of Facebook, Cambridge Analytica Debacle

There are some who believe that congress should become more heavily involved in how businesses are using artificial intelligence (AI).  Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) and Sen. Todd Young (R-Ind.) shared this sentiment on Tuesday at a panel on that topic sponsored by the Washington Post. Young and Cantwell are sponsors of the Fundamentally Understanding The Usability and [...]

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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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