Today I learned that on March 8 2012 the FBI will be shutting down some surrogate DNS resolvers and that could break the Internet for as much as 500 kilo Americans and many others in the world. These resolvers have been configured on computers that have been infected with someRead more.. . ..
In some coffee shops you can easily get access to the Internet, what they do is just give you the password and voila. Neat right ? Anyway, these other coffee shops, chains to be precise, hire a 3rd party company to do it for them. So the other day I went in to one of them to get a coffee and an ...Read more.. . ..
Source code for Symantec's pcAnywhere has been borrowed.. . back in 2006, but they have finally had time to get around to that and now are advising their clients to disable the software.
Why ? What is the sec...Read more.. . ..
MegaUpload.com was just shut down and executives arrested, data centres violated, etc etc. The FBI it seems has the right to arrest people all over the world (New Zealand, Germany, Canada, etc etc).
At the same time the MPAA, RIAA and Department Of "Justice" websites are al...Read more.. . ..
Senator Chris Dodd, Chairman and CEO of the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) speaks about the anti SOPA/PIPA blackout, noticeably about Wikipedia.
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Wednesday night when Stephen found out that the polls predicted him at 5% in South Carolina (in the Republican primaries) he realised things just got real. He announced that he would announce something huge the next day, right after asking his audience (including the TV and torrent audience as we...Read more.. . ..
This year FOSDEM is supported by CodePlex (among other sponsors). CodePlex is Microsoft's vision/version of an "Open Source" project hub.
I don't know what strikes me more, that FOSDEM would accept dirty money or the realisation that Microsoft has completely (or so it seems) changed the...Read more.. . ..