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Submission + - SPAM: Interesting facts about Father's Day

An anonymous reader writes: The concept of Father’s Day is not very old. It came about a century ago by Sonora Dodd who lived in Spokane in Welsh. Dodd’s father, William Smart, was a widowed civil war veteran who raised six children on a farm. Dodd wanted to honor her father for all that he did for his children. The mayor of Spokane chose June 17 as the Father’s Day celebration. June also happens to be Smart’s birth month.
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Submission + - Security Researchers Find Flaws, Get Threatened With Lawsuit (webhostingtalk.com)

An anonymous reader writes: Two security researchers who have been uncovering tons of flaws lately in hosting software have encountered a developer from New Jersey who not only hasn't issued a patch for a root level exploit after two weeks, he is threatening to sue the researchers for all kinds of damages. The software in question is Zamfoo which is a popular package for reseller hosting providers.

Submission + - Google Retiring Chrome Frame For Microsoft's IE In January 2014

An anonymous reader writes: Google today announced it is retiring Chrome Frame for Microsoft’s Internet Explorer, a plug-in that brings Chrome’s engine to old IE versions. The company wouldn’t share an exact date, but did say it will end support and cease releasing updates sometime in January 2014. Google’s reasoning appears to be based on the fact that Chrome Frame was released (initially in September 2009 and then as a stable build in September 2010) at a time when old versions of Internet Explorer, which don’t support the latest Web technologies, were still in very high use.

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