PIPA – SOPA Controversy

In the past few months, most Internet users have heard of the PIPA and SOPA controversy – but often are not truly certain what the details of the controversy are. This newsletter, and the next two volumes, provides information on What’s Current, What’s Coming and What’s Possible on these pieces of proposed legislation and related topics in Internet legislation.   Wha...
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The Telefuture of Health Information Technology – Smartphones

Smart Phones in Health Care The Telefuture of the iPhone WHAT’S CURRENT? WHAT’S COMING? WHAT’S POSSIBLE? In today’s debate about healthcare in the U.S., everyone is looking for ways to provide better services, to more people, more quickly and for less cost. Health Information Technology (HIT) does that! The term, Health Information Technology (HIT), however, is unfamiliar...
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Social Media & Privacy: What is Your Digital Reputation?

Social Media & Privacy: What is Your Digital Reputation? | Sharon Black: TeleFuture Intl. Do social networks mean the end of individual privacy?  Currently, it seems so – at least for now.  That is what many users of Facebook, Second City, Twitter and other social media have learned, through embarrassing and devastating experiences. Facebook , the world’s largest and mos...
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Newsletter Summer 2010

Summer 2010: On August 19, 2010, Facebook introduced a new feature --  “Places” – an application that allows users to use their mobile phones to ”check in” and let friends know where they are and what they are doing.  The “buzz” around this suggests that your friends can join you at restaurants, bars, concerts, and other gathering spots if they are nearby or interested in wh...
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