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Monday: March 15, 2010

Netflix decides to cancel new contest amidst privacy concerns.Netflix decides to cancel new contest amidst privacy concerns.

The retreat announced Friday settles a lawsuit alleging Netflix's plans to release millions of movie-rental records that could have illegally exposed sensitive information about its subscribers' tastes and lifestyles.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Security @ 6:53 AM | Tags (11) | contest | dvds | lifestyles | netflix | preferences | privacy | recrods | security | sensitive | tastes | users |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 6 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: August 5, 2009

Popular Science researches why Coke from a glass bottle tastes different.Popular Science researches why Coke from a glass bottle tastes different.

...the polymer that lines aluminum cans might absorb small amounts of soluble flavor from the soda. Conversely, acetaldehyde in plastic bottles might migrate into the soda. The FDA regulates this kind of potential chemical contact, but even minute, allowable amounts could alter flavor.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 12:28 PM | Tags (5) | bottle | coke | plastic | popsci | taste |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 35 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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