Here's an idea to help bring those technophobic friends & relatives (siblings, parents, grandparents, etc.) into the 21st century. Biscotti is a new product from the US that claims to bring super simple HD quality video calling direct to your TV. It interoperates with Google Video Chat. Users can Video Call to anybody with a Google email account. Also works to mobile devices.
Bring Google video and voice chat to your living room with the Biscotti TV Phone videoconferencing solution. Now you can chat up your relatives in HD from a safe distance. Read this blog post by Amand...
Facebook says that some of your personal data belongs to them, not you
I told you recently that European laws allow people to demand that Facebook hand over everything it knows about them, and that the amount of data they know in one case amounted to 800 pages of personal data.
Now it turns out that there are gaps in what was provided. When pressed, Facebook flat-out claims that certain aspects of your personal data uploaded to or entered on Facebook is a trade secret or intellectual property of Facebook. You can't see your own information, because it's theirs.