The BBC reports that phishing is on the increase, spearheaded by hi-jacked computers that serve emails. This vulnerability happens from virus attacks that exploit several Windows vulnerabilities and leave computers open to hacker manipulation. I promise to migrate to Linux when I get my *!”£$%& wireless card to work.
A software patents conference will take place in Brussels between the 9 and 10 November 2004, organised by the Open Society Institute, the Greens and FFII. We support the attempts to curb software patents in Europe. Software patents = bad.
Judge Edwin Cameron delivered the British Academy Inaugural Law Lecturein the Playfair Library Hall on the 19th October. In his lecture”Patents and Public Health: Principles, Politics and Paradox”, JudgeCameron talked about his own experience of living in South Africa as anAIDS sufferer and the difficulties posed by intellectual property protection […]
The Register reports that popular video manufacturer Nvidia has been sued by patent holder Opti Inc. This is a worrying development as it seems that the battle that is raging through the software industry is about to spill out into the chip manufacturing industry. Let’s hope that software patents are […]
Last week, Cory Doctorow gave a lecture at the University of Edinburgh entitled “Web 2.0″: how the P2P copyright crackdown, Digital Rights Management systems, anti-circumvention laws and big media are slowly taking the Web away from public control and out of the hands of the average citizen“. Unfortunately, the IT […]
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