CNN: Dutch tulip growers beg selfie-taking millennials to stop trampling their flowers

CNN: Dutch tulip growers beg selfie-taking millennials to stop trampling their flowers. “Tulip growers in the Netherlands are pleading millennials to stop taking selfies among the flowers, after tourists caused thousands of euros’ worth of damage by trampling over the plants in search of the perfect picture.”

‘Beyond Sketchy’: Facebook Demanding Some New Users’ Email Passwords (Daily Beast)

Daily Beast: ‘Beyond Sketchy’: Facebook Demanding Some New Users’ Email Passwords. “Just two weeks after admitting it stored hundreds of millions of its users’ own passwords insecurely, Facebook is demanding some users fork over the password for their outside email account as the price of admission to the social network.”

Krebs on Security: MyEquifax. com Bypasses Credit Freeze PIN

Krebs on Security: MyEquifax.com Bypasses Credit Freeze PIN. “Most people who have frozen their credit files with Equifax have been issued a numeric Personal Identification Number (PIN) which is supposed to be required before a freeze can be lifted or thawed. Unfortunately, if you don’t already have an account at the credit bureau’s new myEquifax portal, it may be simple for identity thieves to lift an existing credit freeze at Equifax and bypass the PIN armed with little more than your, name, Social Security number and birthday.”

Wisconsin court: Judge’s Facebook friendship could show bias (Madison/AP)

Madison/AP: Wisconsin court: Judge’s Facebook friendship could show bias. “A Wisconsin judge’s decision to become Facebook friends with a woman whose child custody case he was hearing created at least the appearance of bias, a state appeals court ruled Wednesday in ordering the case to be re-heard by another judge.”

BuzzFeed News: Celebrities Are Being Sued For Posting Paparazzi Photos Of Themselves On Social Media

BuzzFeed News: Celebrities Are Being Sued For Posting Paparazzi Photos Of Themselves On Social Media. “More and more celebrities are finding out that being in a photo doesn’t necessarily mean they have the right to post it on social media. Photo agencies have started aggressively pursuing legal action against celebrities who use paparazzi images without permission, adding to the friction that already exists between stars and the relentless photographers who pursue them.”

BuzzFeed News: Facebook Is Testing Auto-Responses For Live Video And Some Of The Suggestions Are Offending People

BuzzFeed News: Facebook Is Testing Auto-Responses For Live Video And Some Of The Suggestions Are Offending People. “Facebook appears to be testing a new tool that prompts users to comment on live video streams — including those involving sensitive situations like shootings and sexual assault — using suggested text and emojis.”