After months of hand-wringing, the international community, in the form of the United Nations, has backed off and left control of the master DNS files with ICANN and the United States.
Sony BMG has announced that it is temporarily stopping the use of the rootkit technology which has gotten them so much bad press and into so much hot water.
A lawsuit has been filed against Sony BMG over the recent discovery that Sony has been including a rootkit on their music CDs.
Skype uses your computer’s resources to handle Skype traffic which has absolutely nothing to do with you, and it’s all completely legal because you agreed to it.
A law being proposed in New York would mandate wireless network security by making it illegal to maintain an unsecured wireless network.
Microsoft’s legal team has successfully tracked a zombie network to its seeders and spam sources, and is now suing them to the wall.
Yahoo chat rooms have been closed off to anyone under the age of eighteen, following an agreement between Yahoo and NY’s attorney general, Eliot Spitzer. “We need to be vigilant to protect our children,” says Spitzer
Talk about people doing stupid things! How stupid do you have to be to make a death threat against an officer who is investigating you? Spammer stupid!
Identity theft protection in the form of a new phishing law has come to California. It not only outlaws phishing, but gives individuals who were scammed by phishers the right to sue.
Google has been sued for copyright infringement over the book scanning under their Library Program. The class action lawsuit was filed by the Authors Guild, and authors Herbert Mitgang, Betty Miles, and Daniel Hoffman.
BWT Industry Technology Service d/b/a Computer Max, Data Day USA, Winvtech Solutions a/k/a Winvision Computers and Winvision Technology,Global Computing, Ion Technologies, Compustar, and Chips & Techs have all been sued today by Microsoft for software piracy. Says Microsoft, “Consumer input is key to understanding sources of illegal activity.”
Google is in the process of scanning books from libraries around the world and putting them online. But is it copyright infringement? Should Google be allowed to scan books and put them online even when the books are not in the public domain, and are subject to copyright protection? Some say yes, others say no.
A typo (typographical error) in an IP address led to Brian and Sarah Doom being wrongl accused of child pornography. “Oops,” said Cox, the fumble-fingered ISP. “See you in court,”, said Brian and Sarah Doom.