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German state orders Facebook to allow pseudonyms

The data-protection agency in one German state ordered the social network to end its policy of requiring members to establish accounts under their real names. Other states may follow.

By December 18, 2012


German state threatens Zuckerberg with $26K fine

Data protection authorities are brandishing the possible financial penalty over Facebook's ban on anonymous accounts.

By January 7, 2013


Facebook wins German case on pseudonym ban

German court says it has no jurisdiction over the social network because its European headquarters are in Ireland.

By February 15, 2013


Facebook's 'Like' button illegal in German state

State official says Liking and other Facebook activities allow for illegal profiling by a foreign company.

By August 19, 2011


German official says 'nein' to Google-DoubleClick deal

German state data protection commissioner urges EC to oppose Google's proposed acquisition of DoubleClick on consumer privacy grounds.

By October 1, 2007


This Day in Tech: Microsoft plans to press Android patent case

Too busy to keep up with the tech news? Here are some of the more interesting stories from CNET for Friday, August 19.

By August 19, 2011


George Takei wins at Amazon reviews, too

"Star Trek" alum George Takei is known for his meme savvy, but he also takes time to offer hilariously unhelpful reviews of Amazon products.

By May 24, 2013


ViewSonic unveils $250 Android tablet

As an alternative to more expensive tablet offerings, ViewSonic's new ViewBook 730 Android tablet will sell for $250 when it rolls out to consumers in late June.

By June 6, 2011


The Gateway One--more like a seven

The newly released PC is the company's seventh all-in-one PC.

By September 27, 2007


Obama signs stimulus plan, touts clean energy

President signs massive government stimulus package, saying it's a start to a cleaner energy infrastructure. But analysts still see real hurdles to transforming the energy business.

By February 17, 2009