Spain has arrested 3 guys who they believe were part of the PlayStation network outage. Hackers aren't supposed to be in prison, they should be in front of a computer playing with code and publishing papers and stuff. Participating in making the collective brain smarter... . Of course most humans...Read more.. . ..
The U.S. government has declared that hacking can now to be considered an act of war in certain circumstances. Until now when someone hacked into a system they could eventually be traced and get some fine or even prison time and such. Now if it's an act of war, well, I guess they consider they c...Read more.. . ..
I don't use FTP anymore to transfer files.. However today I *had* to. This is the day I realise that I still haven't found the perfect FTP client.
The LFTP problem:
Don't get me wrong, I like this program, however it's when I need to "get" recursively that I start to have to...Read more.. . ..
Microsoft has purchased Skype. Now I'm wondering what is going to happen to this software. I know its never been Free Software, however in it's early days it was directly available for GNU/Linux at a time where most other software vendors would not consider platforms other than windows and macos...Read more.. . ..
I don't even know how to go about writing about this.. So the Internet used to be a place where physical location did not matter.. Then websites started to deny access depending on your IP's declared physical location... .
Innovation being a part of the Internet, it seems that we may so...Read more.. . ..
Lately Sony's Playstation network has been totally compromised and has been down for I don't even know how long and seems wont be back up until next summer or something.
The reason for the outage has changed since it all started, first it was hacked by Anonymous, then it was down becaus...Read more.. . ..
Humble Bundle is back and it's cooler than ever (because it's frozen). The idea is:
- Pay what you want
- Support charity
- DRM free
The really cool part is that it will run on the operating system that reasonable people prefer, GNU/Linux. The gam...Read more.. . ..