Archive for 2011/04/26
So much of my daily life is hosted in the cloud – websites, finances, news, entertainment, social interactions, family connections, schedules, notes, memories, business transactions – and yet I have no real control over any of itPosted: 2011/04/26 in Education / Awareness, Tech Evolution, The Cloud
European universities are risking their students’ security by outsourcing to the cloud. A case study.
The government (and now the courts) seem determined to get this controversial and poorly considered Act implemented no matter what and seem to have little consideration for the views of one of the two main industries to be affected by it
Dropbox’s CTO and cofounder, Arash Ferdowsi, did not like Dropship. His reaction was swift. According to the project’s creator, Wladimir van der Laan, Ferdowsi contacted him soon after and requested “in a really civil way” that he take the project off of github. van der Laan complied.
DHS explicitly note that it wants to make sure that ACTA doesn’t lead other countries to “devote resources to IPR enforcement at the expense of more important anti-terrorism efforts.”
China’s most popular search engine has had its wrist slapped by Beijing officials for allegedly providing illegal music downloads via its MP3 servicePosted: 2011/04/26 in Education / Awareness, Illegal File Sharing, Public Policy
The network is used by owners of PS3 and PlayStation Portable machines to download games, films and music, as well as to play online with friends.
According to the figures, the Chinese economy would grow from $11.2 trillion in 2011 to $19 trillion in 2016. Over the same period, the U.S. economy will rise from a dominant $15.2 trillion to a trailing $18.8 trillion.