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2426_7158f171e2_small June 20, 2011 by Michael Stacy

Lincoln Midway through a phone call last week, Calvin Pappas made an admission about the sometimes disorienting nature of running a startup. "If it weren't for your email, I probably wouldn’t know that today was actually Thursday," said Pappas, a 20-year-old University of Nebraska student and the founder of SelectOut. (For an introduction to Pappas and SelectOut, see our story "Thriving privacy site SelectOut.org puts 19-year-old in high demand".) Details like days of the week may be hazy for Pappas, but one thing is crystal clear: he's exactly … read more

1914_a882d1ce7d_small March 11, 2011 by Michael Stacy

Lincoln Calvin Pappas seems to eat, sleep and breathe online privacy policy. Sometimes almost literally. Pappas, a 19-year-old sophomore at the University of Nebraska and founder of online privacy manager SelectOut.org said he has brushed up on internet privacy by reading more than 600 policies — most of which amount to 2,500 words of drowse-inducing legalese. “It’s a good way,” he said, “to fall asleep at night.” And for Pappas, it’s been a good… read more

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