A number of readers are sending in links to a video from the Fortune Brainstorm Tech conference last month, in which Lawrence Lessig recounts a conversation over dinner with Richard Clarke, the former government counter-terrorism czar.
Security researcher Dan Kaminsky finally revealed the full details of his reported DNS flaw. It turns out it's a lot worse than previously understood. "Every network is at risk," Kaminsky said at the Black Hat conference. "That
He goes by the nickname A-Z and is one of Russia's bright young tech stars. He's a crack programmer, successful entrepreneur and creator of sophisticated software tools that help his customers make millions. Trouble is, A-Z's masterstr
The mass access to the Internet, which helped ex-CEO Lee Myung-bak to his resounding presidential election victory, went on to become the instrument helping shatter that popularity in just five months in office. Now he is doing something about it.
At least one attack in the latest wave of blog shutdowns came from IPs assigned to barackobama.com. Were there more? Also more on DBKP@Blogger's shutdown.
Gary McKinnon, a British computer expert, claims he's just fascinated with UFOs. Using his home computer and a modem he infiltrated military networks and accessed thousands of computers trying to find evidence of alien contact.
In this information-filled age with all our personal data in databases that are vulnerable to leaks, as well as much of our behavioral data being gathered by corporations, is there really any privacy? In response to a lawsuit, Google said no.
The Bush administration's newly created National Cyber Security Center remains shrouded in secrecy, with officials refusing to release information about its budget, what contractors will run it, and how its mission relates to Internet surveillanc
Federal regulators voted 3-2 on Friday to declare that Comcast's throttling of BitTorrent traffic last year was unlawful, marking the first time that any U.S. broadband provider has ever been found to violate Net neutrality rules.
Some International Olympic Committee officials cut a deal to let China block sensitive websites despite promises of unrestricted access, a senior IOC official admitted. China had committed to providing media with the same freedom to report on the G
". The Internet has grown. We think it’s time search did too. Cuil searches (pronounced: "Cool" searches) more pages on the Web than anyone else—three times as many as Google and ten times as many as Microsoft.
Patterson's last Internet search engine was so impressive that industry leader Google Inc. bought the technology in '04 to upgrade its own system. Cuil
"The blogs were a bit out of control," said Sheila Bair, chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. "We're going to continue to stay on top of it. The misinformation that came out over the weekend fed a lot of depositors'
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Supporting the single company who wishes to be their greatest competitor, Google launches its Second Life competitor without a linux client. [not that bad, but somebody else will have to give you a personal review because of it]
In the latest expansion beyond its main mission of organizing the world's information, Internet search leader Google Inc. hopes to orchestrate more virtual socializing on the Web. Google debuted a free service in which three-dimensional software
Computer industry heavyweights are hustling to fix a flaw in the foundation of the Internet that would let hackers control traffic on the World Wide Web.
Rant all you want in a public park. A cop generally won't eject you for your remarks alone, however unpopular or provocative. Say it on the Internet, and you'll find that free speech and other constitutional rights are anything but guaranteed
I can assure you of this – once the government gains a foothold into regulating the internet, even for benevolent reason, the wonders of the free internet will soon be a thing of the past.
Anti-Obama blogs on Google's Blogger site started getting shut down last week. The cause: Obama supporters marking the blogs as "SPAM".
Direct access to Video Feeds from around the world,... all sorts of video feeds (you know the government is going to be breathing down their necks :)
As Beijing readies itself for the Olympic Games in August, Chinese dissidents living in the U.S. have launched an attack on the country's so-called "Great Firewall," which prohibits its citizens from having full access to the Internet.
Boston Herald, “one of the most horrific cases I’ve seen.” ...referring to the resulting witch hunt against Fiola after the indecent images were discovered. The Department of Industrial Accidents so far hasn’t apologized to Fiola.
Mozilla plans to release Firefox 3 on Tuesday, and the open-source project is opening a new front in the browser wars.
Fight to save the Internet from becoming just another Pay-Per-View TV experience!
Time Warner Cable, began a trial of “Internet metering” in one Texas city early this month, asking customers to select a monthly plan and pay surcharges when they exceed their bandwidth limit.
Charles Goyette, "America's most independent talk show host" is not gone. He has just moved global with his new upgraded web site. What? You thought the bad guys were going to get a break? Fearless web posting!Entered By: Powell Gammill
The companies also will pay $1.1 million to help fund efforts to remove the online child porn created and disseminated by users through their services, Attorney General Andrew Cuomo said. The changes will affect customers nationwide.
While searching for the normal funny stuff at People’s Cube, a more serious subject came up: censorship. Google “Censorship” and you might get “Google”.