idontgno writes "No more speculation. We get to see the face of the beast."Link to Original Source
idontgno writes "It keeps getting better and better for Sony and its business units. Reuters reports that Sony's insurer, Zurich American, is suing to avoid paying out on Sony's legal liability which may arise from its spectacular online security breaches a few months ago."Link to Original Source
idontgno writes "In its judgment yesterday, 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decided that the World of Warcraft bot software Glider violates the "Anti-circumvention" provisions of the DMCA and cannot be distributed. Oddly, though, it also decided that Glider doesn't actually violate Blizzard's copyrights in the process. So exactly why does the DMCA apply?"Link to Original Source
idontgno writes "Thus quoth CNN: "(CNN) — The medical journal The Lancet on Tuesday retracted a controversial 1998 paper that linked the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine to autism.""Link to Original Source
idontgno writes "Nokia asserts 10 mobile technology patents against iPhone. Much hilarity ensues.
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/10/22/nokia_sues_apple_iphone/"Link to Original Source
idontgno writes "Looks like the U.S. Democratic National Party is hosting an unprotected web-based mail sending application which 419'ers are exploiting to get past mail filtering. (In some cases, I guess. I'd blacklist both major political parties, but that's just me.) As reported on The Register (http://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/08/28/democratic_party_419_abuse/)"Link to Original Source
idontgno writes "According to this Associated Press story (which I saw via El Reg, a U. S. District Court has ruled that Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics In Washington (CREW) and the National Security Archive can continue in their lawsuit to force the White House to recover up to 225 days of "lost" official e-mail traffic from 2003. The Administration's position, rejected by U.S. District Judge Henry Kennedy, was that the courts had no authority to order the recovery of the e-mail.
This ruling appears to settle the issue mentioned in this earlier Slashdot story.
On a personal note, I stand gobsmacked that the Administration's argument boiled down to "You're not the boss of me!""