Bill Gates adds his voice to calls for a national data security standard. CNet has a report on the Microsoft chairman’s keynote address at the Progress and Freedom Foundation dinner.
InformationWeek reports that identity theft is up 50 percent, with 15 million Americans targeted in just the past year.
An interesting story from the New York Times about GoDaddy’s increased political activity and PAC spending.
More from Business Week about the mess at Registerfly.com, including charges that ICANN waited too long to intervene in the dispute that has left the company’s status—and some domain names—in flux.
CBS News has a timely piece about tax season phishing scams in which crooks pretending to be from the IRS sends emails with tempting subject lines like "refund notice."