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AMNews: Cameron Insists On Strong Privacy Laws, LinkedIn Is Vulnerable Says Expert, Harrods Launches iPhone App

Prime Minister David Cameron has said that Britain needs to strengthen its privacy laws as Twitter super-injunction controversy escalates. In an interview on ITV1's Daybreak programme, the prime minister claimed that it was ‘unsustainable’ for traditional media to not to print information that was freely available online.

The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has come up with a new, combined strategy for data protection and freedom of information, new reports revealed. ICO claimed that they are committed towards integrating freedom of information with their data protection responsibilities, and that, this new strategy will eventually "make this commitment a reality".

Social networking platform LinkedIn suffers from some very high-risk security vulnerabilities which can be exploited by hackers in breaking into users’ accounts without even requiring a password, a security researcher claimed. This shocking revelation was made by Rishi Narang, an independent security researcher from New Delhi, India. He claimed that the problem arises due to LinkedIn’s way of managing cookies.

Famitsu publisher Enterbrain has predicted that Nintendo’s 3DS handheld will be the best selling console in Japan by the end of this year. Nintendo’s 3DS device, which allows users to play 3D games without the need for special glasses, has had slow sales as compared to Sony’s aging PSP gaming device. According to Andriasang, Enterbrain predicts that the company will sell 2,868,000 units of 3DS before 2011 ends.

Luxury goods seller Harrods has launched its own iPhone app that will allow shoppers to navigate through the 7-storey store and locate the luxury item they want to buy. The app, which is available for download from the App Store, also allows users to view the product inventory of the classy store. The Harrods app also provides the menu of all the Harrods restaurants and also comes with a history section that lets users browse through the history of the iconic store.