It seems Canonical‘s eleventh hour rush to address user concerns regarding Amazon.com search integration into Ubuntu 12.10 may not have been as successful as the company presumably hoped. Despite the changes, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has issued a statement and list of demands for further disclosure from Canonical.
Two weeks after the launch of Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal), the Electronic Frontier Foundation is making a powerful statement against Canonical, regarding its shopping lens debacle. The Dash searches in Ubuntu 12.10 are probably the most controversial decisions made by Canonical, and even by any distribution develope... (read more)
That awesome “App “Ops” feature that appeared on Android 4.3 is now gone. The Electronic Frontier Foundation has found that Google removed the feature because it was “put there accidentally and wasn’t supposed to be part of Android 4.3.
In Windows' Acrobat reader, I can do an advanced search for some phrase, and a left pane displays all search results, which I can click on. Is there any similar program for Ubuntu? I'm using Ubuntu 12, and couldn't install acroread. The other applications (okular, evince) have a find/search command but no feature to display all results.
Tumblr has completely revamped its search feature to make it more user friendly and powerful. Among the updates are the ability to use multiple tags in one query, easier access to the explicit content filter and filtering by post type.
In the post announcing the search changes, Tumblr also notes that it has passed 65 billion total posts, making a more powerful search something nice to see.
In a recent post on the Free Software Foundation blog, Richard Stallman has called upon Linux advocates to reject Ubuntu, claiming the Amazon search integration in the Ubuntu 12.10 contains dangerous
The creator of the GNU Project accuses Canonical for including a search feature in the latest version that sends packets to Canonical's own servers without al
We cant figure out if Canonical wants to be Apple or Microsoft. Of one thing were certain, however, they clearly dont want to be Linux.It seems that Micah Lee, a technologist for the Electronic Frontier Foundation, has a website called Fix Ubuntu, on which he explains how keep Ubuntu from contacting Amazon and others everytime you use the OSs search tool.
Google has quietly disabled a feature that notified users of its search service in China when a keyword had been censored by the Chinese government’s internet controls, according to censorship monitoring blog GreatFire.org.