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Tech Headlines from the Blogosphere: Sep 4, 2006

No Internet for Old PeopleSorry, you can't have the internet
"The 75-year-old would only be allowed to sign the forms for the Carphone Warehouse's TalkTalk phone and broadband package if she was accompanied by a younger member of her family who could explain the small print to her. "

Google to Give Orkut Data To Brazilian Court
"The Brazilian authorities are particularly interested in Internet protocol addresses with time and date stamps that can help trace a specific user. Registration information Google could provide includes names and e-mail addresses.."

'Adware' attack on privacy tool
"Browzar claims to wipe any traces of a user's online activities. The developers say it is designed for people using shared computers who do not want to leave a trace of the websites they have visited and the terms they have searched for on the web."

Google developing eavesdropping software
"The idea is to use the existing PC microphone to listen to whatever is heard in the background, be it music, your phone going off or the TV turned down. The PC then identifies it, using fingerprinting, and then shows you relevant content, whether that's adverts or search results, or a chat room on the subject."