Archive for March 18th, 2005

Blogger Links to Patient Info, Gets Sued

Friday, March 18th, 2005

The story of Kaiser Permanente’s lawsuit against Elisa D. Cooper is rather complicated. I’m not exactly sure of the order of events. Cooper used to work for Kaiser Permanente and is rather upset that they fired her. It seems that Cooper discovered what should have been confidential patient data on Kaiser Permanente’s public Web site […]

SLA Announces Election Results

Friday, March 18th, 2005

The Special Libraries Association announced results of the 2005 election.

Feedster: Should We let Users Remove Blogspot Results from their Searches?

Friday, March 18th, 2005

Corrected per Scott’s comment below: I remember hearing or reading someone claiming they’ve stopped using search results from a certain search engine because the results they get are mostly useless spam. Scott Johnson at Feedster reports they’re considering removing Blogspot blogs from the search results because of the amount of spam blog posts coming from […]

English Wikipedia Hits 500,000

Friday, March 18th, 2005

sj reports the English language Wikipedia hit 500,000 articles. Hours after someone asked me about Wikipedia because of the button I wear, I overheard a conversation where one guy was trying to explain Wikipedia to another. I considered trying to enter the conversation, but I couldn’t figure out how to do it without appearing rude. […]