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Submission + - about:rights - Firefox Kills The EULA (mozilla.com)

No_Weak_Heart writes: ""Just a reminder that with the release today of Firefox 3.0.5, we're no longer displaying a EULA on install, and the Mac DMG files will not display the EULA on mounting. (yay!) Instead, we'll be displaying an infobar that makes people aware of the about:rights text, which outlines how Firefox is licensed, the first time Firefox 3.0.5 (and later) is run.""

Submission + - Internet Pioneer Unveils Flow Router (theglobeandmail.com)

No_Weak_Heart writes: From this article in the Globe and Mail: "Lawrence Roberts, once part of a group that developed the world's first major computer packet network in the 1960s, started up Anagran Inc. in 2004 with the aim of developing a router that can better handle Internet traffic. The FR-1000 Flow Router, Anagran's first product, uses what the company calls behavioural traffic control, instead of existing methods of delivering data "packets" across networks, to ensure online video and voice services are delivered without interruptions."

Submission + - Medison comes out in open regarding $150 laptop 3

Vinit writes: "Medison's representatives have come out in open to say they aren't fakes and the controversial $150 laptop is on it's way for 15 August release (hopefully). In a press conference in Sweden, Medison displayed the notebook in front of ten journalists and defended itself against accusations of fraud. Regarding the low price of it's laptop, Medison said it's not their main revenue source. They plan to make money by advertising on it's site. http://www.pclaunches.com/notebooks/medison_comes_ out_in_open_regarding_celebrity_laptop.php"

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