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Submission + - Humoristic IPv6 "Killer App" (

noring writes: The migration to IPv6 has been slow. A Norwegian ISP has observed in the past that a female taking off some of her clothes can do wonders for the penetration of new technology. They have created a "Killer App" in a humoristic attempt to spark the interest for IPv6 among end-users.

Submission + - Opera demonstrates OLPC at The Gathering

gloom writes: "The CTO of Opera Software, Håkon Wium Lie, demonstrated the "one laptop per child" (also known as OLPC) at the computer-party The Gathering, taking place this week in Norway. Read more here (pictures included).

"The laptop itself uses an 366 MHz AMD x86 processor and it 128 MB RAM (though, some models have 256) and a 512 flash memory. It does not have any hard drives — actually, there are very few moving parts on it at all, but more about that later. Red hat is making the Linux-based operating system for it, but in theory you should be able to install any distro that you want on it. It is also equipped with wifi and USB ports so that children can use electronic school books. It is also able to surf the web and do e-mails. The laptop is also equipped with a web-cam, and after Håkon demonstrated it to us, it turned out to be of decent quality as well.""

Submission + - Famous music-producer steals from demoscene musici

gloom writes: "In 2000 the finnish demoscene musician Janne Suni (also known as Tempest) won the Oldskool Music Competition at the Assembly demoparty with his four channel Amiga .MOD entitled "Acid Jazzed Evening". A Commodore 64 musician called 'grg' remade the song on the C64 (using the infamous SID soundchip) which is what was stolen. The producers name is Timbaland, one of the hottest names in american music these days, and the track in question is called 'Do it' and is featured on the Nelly Furtado-album 'Loose'.

Getting nowhere with Geffen, the demoscene has now risen to he aid of Tempest, first by creating a stirr at SomethingAwful (files downloadable from the forum), and later at the news-site as well as on YouTube, with a video demonstrating the blatant rippoff.

Being an online-posting musician myself — what rights do I have if this should ever happen to me, and what can be done to raise awareness about such things?"

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