Would “Do Not Track” Kill The Internet Or Make It A More Consumer-Friendly Place?

Would “Do Not Track” Kill The Internet Or Make It A More Consumer-Friendly Place?

Talks between the White House and the Internet industry over a “Do Not Track” tool for consumer use on websites have been going on for almost a year now, but it seems neither side can exactly agree on what should be involved. Would giving consumers the power to keep their data from being collected end up killing Internet business or simply increasing privacy for those surfing it? [More]

Montana RadioShack Gives Away Guns With New Dish Network Subscriptions

Montana RadioShack Gives Away Guns With New Dish Network Subscriptions

A RadioShack in Montana is making headlines — and doing a brisk business — by offering free guns to new Dish Network customers. [More]

Giant Eagle's New Shelf Tags Target Ice Cream-Eating Diabetics

Giant Eagle's New Shelf Tags Target Ice Cream-Eating Diabetics

Now, it could be that Giant Eagle grocery stores plastered every shelf in their stores with tags advertising their new program which provides free diabetes medications to customers. As tipster Greg writes, “While, as a diabetic, I appreciate the free meds from Giant Eagle grocery store, did they really have to advertise it next to the Breyer’s ice cream? That really hurt.” [More]

HP And Yahoo Want To Put Ads On Your Printouts

HP And Yahoo Want To Put Ads On Your Printouts

Google’s not the only company that wants to put ads on everything you read. HP’s new web-connected printers will let you send pages or photos directly from websites or phones and schedule recurring printouts from content partners–and the company is pilot testing a program with Yahoo’s advertising network to deliver targeted ads on those scheduled printouts. [More]