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+ - Even century old records had restrictive licensing->

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natch
natch writes "While rummaging through some old records at an antique store I found some turn-of-the-century Victor Record Company pressings. The label on the back laid out the terms of use, something similar to an EULA. In today's modern world of RIAA lawsuits and DRM, it's interesting to note that similar tactics have been in use by record companies for over a century, restricting your right to use what you purchased. The label clearly states that unless the record was sold for at least one dollar, there is no license to use it."
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Security

+ - Red Hat Linux gets top government security rating

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zakeria
zakeria writes "Red Hat Linux has received a new level of security certification that should make the software more appealing to some government agencies. Earlier this month IBM was able to achieve EAL4 Augmented with ALC_FLR.3 certification for Red Hat Enterprise Linux, putting it on a par with Sun Microsystems Inc.'s Trusted Solaris operating system, said Dan Frye, vice president of open systems with IBM."
Security

+ - Venezuela's cyber civil war->

Submitted by sciarbus
sciarbus (936848) writes "Akamai's new-ish Flash Real Time Web Monitor page shows that for the last few days, and perhaps longer, Venezuela has been under sustained cyber-attack. Indeed, at 1000+ attacks/ day, Venezuela is currently sustaining more cyber-attacks than any other country in the world. It appears that there maybe the equivalent of a long-running cyber-civil war underway in Venezuela, as pro and anti-Government supporters attack each others online assets. Casualties to date include the Venezuelan Government Ombudsman's website, as well as the websites of the National Assembly and state-run Food Markets. After Estonia, do I sense a trend here?"
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