Archive for 2011/12/24
Could it be that CD Projekt has some super-secret technology that magically allows them to identify real people instead of IP-addresses? No, it is by definition impossible to know that the right people are being targetedPosted: 2011/12/24 in Education / Awareness, Enforcement, Illegal File Sharing
Profit-motivated crooks are trading compromised access to foreign governments’ computers, which they are unable to monitise, for exploits with state-sponsored hackersPosted: 2011/12/24 in Cybercrime, Education / Awareness
- Did they fight the order?
- Was the order modified in any way to take into account that the blocking technology at Sky is, as far as I understand, significantly different to BTs?
Borders went out of business recently and Barnes & Noble purchased a bunch of Borders assets around its trademarks. Still, it was a bit surprising when we received an email this week asking us to change any links we have on Techdirt that go to Borders.com to redirect to Barnesandnoble.comPosted: 2011/12/24 in Education / Awareness
The half a trillion euros the European Central Bank pumped into the financial system buys hard-hit banks valuable time but will not in itself protect them from threatened rating downgrades, one of Standard and Poor’s top executives saidPosted: 2011/12/24 in Education / Awareness, Stats / reports
While the ECB remains heavily reluctant to ramp up its purchases of troubled euro zone states’ debt – a move many economists feel may be the only way to get to grips with the region’s crisis – it has underscored its readiness to provide limitless funding to ensure banks do not go under.
ECB Stealth QE Euro 489 Billion Money Printing to Prevent Eurozone Banking System Collapse
European Union countries account for 60 per cent of garment exports of Bangladesh. In the wake of the debt crisis already the country has lost US $ 8.0 billon as orders have been cancelled by European buyers. Orders for leather exports have been 40 per cent less compared to the corresponding period last year. Likewise, orders for jute and jute goods have been cut down after the debtcrisis took its hold.