Twitter Verification & Other Privacy News

Steve Lunceford has a great article on why government should have a their twitter accounts verified -- this is a no-brainer and an easy risk mitigation solution to avoid spamming.   http://www.blog.govtwit.com/2010/05/27/a-verified-disappointment-how-twitter-handles-government-accounts/

Tripewire, Inc -- noted security firm and producer of many security products, filed for an IPO.  S-1 form can be found here: http://sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1107895/000095013010001225/ds1.htm

Google offers a way to opt-out from Google Analytics!  This is kind of big; however, I am reserving accolades until the method for opting-out is studied.  Currently it is offered as a browser plug-in or add-on; which have been notorious sources of leaked information.  http://thehill.com/blogs/hillicon-valley/technology/100565-as-scrutiny-persists-google-provides-searchers-a-new-privacy-tool