Archive for 2010/09/26
Webhost StratoGen has warned UK Internet Service Providers (ISP) that the exhaustion of IPv4 addresses and the slow “glacial pace” adoption of its replacement ( IPv6 ) is a “disaster waiting to happen“, with time fast running out to make the change.
Movie studio executives, TV makers, and 3D conversion technology specialists talk about the future of 3D in the home and theater at an executive forum in New York.
Earlier this week, anti-piracy lawyers ACS:Law had their website taken down by a 4chan DDoS attack. Adding insult to injury, owner Andrew Crossley was harassed at home in the middle of the night by prank phone calls. Now, through a fault with his website, hundreds of megabytes of private emails have been exposed to the public and uploaded to The Pirate Bay.
ACS:Law (Gay) Porn Letters Target Pensioners, Married Men
Leaked Emails Reveal Profits of Anti-Piracy Cash Scheme
We will promote new tools of communication so people are empowered to connect with one another and, in repressive societies, to do so with security. We will support a free and open Internet, so individuals have the information to make up their own minds. And it is time to embrace and effectively monitor norms that advance the rights of civil society and guarantee its expansion within and across borders.
The algorithm for Google Suggest is just taking the aggregate results of what people are actually searching on, and using that to make suggestions. There’s no editorial control by Google, and yet this court not only found Google liable for those suggestions, but ordered the removal of all the “offending” query suggestions.
A Venezuelan citizen on Friday was sentenced to 10 years in US federal prison for hacking into the networks of telecommunications companies and then routing millions of minutes of voice over IP calls over their systems.
The web and its children – open source, cloud computing – make piracy largely impossible
Apple really, really, really wants exclusive rights to the word “Pod”
An ISP successfully argues that a Hurt Locker subpoena is invalid, in part because it was simply sent by fax
The Justice Department spent a year mapping out these relationships. Here’s how it describes the resulting web of connections
Justice sued and then announced a settlement with Apple, Google, Intel, Adobe, Intuit, and Pixar