The judge ruled that Yahoo is liable for contributory infringement, copyright infringement facilitation, if Yahoo! doesn’t remove search results after it has been notified of privacy violations. Each of the major search engines has had processes in place for years which enable copyright holders to notify the engines of infringement. However, in this court ruling, the search engine becomes a party to the infringement apparently from the moment the notification is submitted.
Archive for 2011/04/04
Ebooks, graphic novels and online/console/phone games are expected to come out of the partnership, which will see books spinning out of successful game titlesPosted: 2011/04/04 in Education / Awareness, New Business Models, Tech Evolution
A surge in Satanism fuelled by the internet has led to a sharp rise in the demand for exorcists, the Roman Catholic Church has warnedPosted: 2011/04/04 in Education / Awareness, Future Developments?, Tech Evolution
Microsoft’s claim that their app is lacking because Google won’t provide the Windows Phone 7 team with the necessary data for the YouTube app that the versions on Android and iOS havePosted: 2011/04/04 in Education / Awareness, Litigation
WiMax-2, which also goes by WirelessMAN-Advanced and 802.16m, has been approved by the IEEE. Unlike LTE and HSPA+, it’s acknowledged by the ITU as real 4GPosted: 2011/04/04 in Education / Awareness, Stats / reports, Tech Evolution
The standard potentially could offer downstream speeds of more than 300Mbps
Epsilon sends over 40 billion emails annually and counts over 2,500 clients, including 7 of the Fortune 10 to build and host their customer databases.
Sony’s PlayStation 3 may be slumping in the States, but sales of the console are surging around the world. A new report indicates that the PS3 has passed Micrsoft’s Xbox 360 in global sales, opening up a 1 million unit leadPosted: 2011/04/04 in Education / Awareness, Stats / reports
The European Commission, which is urging governments on the Continent to consider using open-source software to make their computer systems more compatible, is negotiating with Microsoft to extend its use of the proprietary Windows operating system on 36,000 government computersPosted: 2011/04/04 in Education / Awareness, Public Policy
Your corrupt business practices are indicative of a corporate philosophy that would deny consumers the right to use products they have paid for, and rightfully own, in the manner of their choosing
Major browser makers are beginning to revisit how they handle Web authentication after last month’s breach that allowed a hacker to impersonate sites including Google.com, Yahoo.com, and Skype.comPosted: 2011/04/04 in Education / Awareness, Network Security, Privacy / Data Protection, Tech Evolution
With Netflix’s content supply starting to appear in jeopardy, word leaked to The Wall Street Journal that the company was about to close a $100 million deal for 700 movies from MiramaxPosted: 2011/04/04 in Education / Awareness, New Business Models, Tech Evolution
While Netflix has enjoyed a close relationship in the past with indies–any film company that isn’t one of the six major Hollywood studios–some smaller producers are asking the same question being raised at the majors: is Netflix friend or foe?
YourVersion is joined daily by a wide variety of other techies and entrepreneurs at the Hacker Dojo, one of a growing number of so-called hacker spaces popping up in and around Silicon Valley and elsewherePosted: 2011/04/04 in Education / Awareness
Cablevision’s Optimum iPad app offers hundreds of live TV channels to subscribers — but for how long?Posted: 2011/04/04 in Education / Awareness, New Business Models
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We’ve seen the entertainment industry flip out and kill innovative products like a DVD juke box that makes digital copies of your DVDs so that you can access and watch them more easily. Over in the UK, apparently they’re also killing similar things for CDsPosted: 2011/04/04 in Education / Awareness, New Business Models
RSA has provided more information on the high-profile attack against systems behind the EMC division’s flagship SecurID two factor authentication productPosted: 2011/04/04 in Education / Awareness, Network Security, Privacy / Data Protection, Stats / reports
Mozilla has announced that the Associated Press has become the first organization to adopt the “Do Not Track” http header introduced by Firefox 4Posted: 2011/04/04 in Education / Awareness, New Business Models, Privacy / Data Protection, Tech Evolution
The privacy group that filed a key complaint against Google Buzz with the Federal Trade Commission now protests that it was left out of the $8.5 million common fund class action settlement to which Google has agreed, along with seven other relevant privacy groupsPosted: 2011/04/04 in Education / Awareness, Google, Jurisprudence, Litigation, Privacy / Data Protection
Groups that did benefit from the funds included the American Civil Liberties Union, the Electronic Frontier Foundation and the Brookings Institution