Cybercrime

New Accronym

I hadn’t heard this one before: DDoS. This means distributed denial of service, which is being used to attack sick servers that are being used to serve child pornography. It works in a similar manner to the distributed computing technology Read more…

By Andres, ago
Cybercrime

Phishing blues

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 Read more…

By Andres, ago
Software patents

Software patents conference

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.

By Andres, ago
Globalisation

Judge Cameron lecture

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 Read more…

By Andres, ago
Announcements

Cory Doctorow lecture

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 Read more…

By Andres, ago
Blogging

Welcome!

This is my first blog. It sort of shows, doesn’t it? Anyway, feel free to make comments about Technology Law in here. I will try to keep the blog as updated as possible.

By Andres, ago