Test Blog Post: Illinois considers legislation requiring increased safety checks for online dating services

Aug 22, 2012 12:25:45Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Test Blog Post: Illinois considers legislation requiring increased safety checks for online dating services Online dating services have brought together many couples who may not have met otherwise. Though there are a slew of benefits for those who participate in online dating, a person's privacy is also important. The state of Illinois is looking to boost security on these sites, as proved by a new measure under the sta... Read More

Mobile Apps Reinvent Online Dating, Still Have Some Security Issues

Aug 21, 2012 15:22:44Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Mobile Apps Reinvent Online Dating, Still Have Some Security Issues Online dating has become one of the more common ways for people to meet their significant other, and technological advancements have helped bring this internet-based dating option right to mobile phones. Apps for dating sites like OKCupid and eHarmony make it easy for members to check their messages and browse singles ... Read More

Apple Suspends Over-the-Phone Password Resets to Examine Mobile Security

Aug 21, 2012 09:19:47Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Apple Suspends Over-the-Phone Password Resets to Examine Mobile Security In early August, Wired reporter Mat Honan revealed that he had been the victim of a mobile security breach, which raised concerns about cell phone privacy for consumers and service providers alike. Honan explained that his Google, Twitter and AppleID accounts were hacked into, compromising his personal information. He ... Read More

Journalist's Accounts Hacked into, Security Experts Question Cloud's Safety

Aug 15, 2012 14:01:23Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Journalist's Accounts Hacked into, Security Experts Question Cloud's Safety When all of Wired reporter Mat Honan's digital accounts were hacked into, it brought to light a great deal of internet privacy issues that have been on security experts' minds, according to USA Today. "In the space of one hour, my entire digital life was destroyed. First my Google account was taken over, t... Read More

Sixth District Court Rules No Privacy Protection with Cell Phone GPS

Aug 15, 2012 13:58:12Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Sixth District Court Rules No Privacy Protection with Cell Phone GPS After a six-year battle, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit ruled that Melvin Skinner had no protection of privacy when his pay-as-you-go phone was obtained by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to track Skinner's whereabouts, according to The Wall Street Journal. In 2006, the DEA knew little ab... Read More

New Zealand Residents See Sharp Increase in Online Dating Fraud

Aug 14, 2012 15:54:42Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

New Zealand Residents See Sharp Increase in Online Dating Fraud The online dating world has provided millions of people a place to find love, and many couples have been successful in doing so. However, there are some horror stories as well, and they commonly involve online dating scams. This is a problem across the globe, especially in New Zealand. According to TVNZ, online dating ... Read More

FTC Finalizes Settlement With Facebook

Aug 13, 2012 16:33:35Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

FTC Finalizes Settlement With Facebook The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) finalized their settlement with Facebook this past Friday. Facebook will now be required to be clear with its settings so none of its users are unwittingly sharing information that can hurt their internet privacy, according to The Associated Press. Facebook members started filing comp... Read More

New Obama App Raises Privacy Concerns

Aug 13, 2012 16:31:22Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

New Obama App Raises Privacy Concerns Those who are volunteering for President Barack Obama's re-election campaign and trying to get their peers to vote now have an app for that. The new application was released two weeks ago for iPhone and came out the following week for Android. The app gives Democrats information so they can target the right people ... Read More

How to Get Rid of Persistent Automated Phone Calls

Aug 9, 2012 14:04:22Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

How to Get Rid of Persistent Automated Phone Calls The majority of consumers have received automated phone calls, or "robocalls," over the years. Even though these calls are illegal unless the consumer has done business with the company in the past, they are still occurring across the country. "The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has used its enforcement ... Read More

Online Dating Study Shows Top 10 Cities Where Women Prefer Bald Men

Aug 8, 2012 16:03:27Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Online Dating Study Shows Top 10 Cities Where Women Prefer Bald Men A recent study conducted by OurTime.com, an online dating site for those 50 and older who are seeking love, found the top cities in the U.S. in which women would rather their future boyfriend be bald, according to The Huffington Post. Fort Lauderdale, Florida, takes the top spot, allowing male residents to skip the Rog... Read More

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