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.

Tripewire, Inc -- noted security firm and producer of many security products, filed for an IPO.  S-1 form can be found here:

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.