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Submission + - MMORPG Games and Fraud (

WWoWW writes: In the world of MMORPGs, also known simply as online games, players can meet other players, become friends, engage in battle, fight shoulder to shoulder against evil, find their virtual destiny... However not all is well in these virtual worlds, where virtual evil can become greedy reality. Online games are played by real people, including thieves and con artists who make real money by stealing other people's virtual property. This article explores how MMORPG passwords and virtual property are stolen and how other malicious acts are committed against MMORPG players.

Submission + - AMD Releases 900+ Pages Of ATI GPU Specifications ( 1

jrwr00 writes: "AMD has started to release their GPU specifications in the open! Right now you can download M56 and RV630 register reference guides for free with no Non-Disclosure Agreement (over 900 pages in total so far). More documents will be delivered shortly."

Submission + - MPAA says democracy is illegitimate (

cabalamat3 writes: "Dean Garfield, director of the MPAA's anti-piracy department, was interviewed recently. When asked about the Pirate Party's attempts to fight the MPAA at the ballot box, he replied, "There's nothing about what the Pirate Bay does or what the Pirate Party does that is legitimate." So there you have it, standing for election in a democracy is illegitimate."

Journal Journal: P2P over IPv6?

The last few days i was discussing with a friend over the poor connectivity in his ISP. He's having trouble connecting to MSN and P2P apps because his ISP suddenly switched to NAT. So I wondered... what about IPv6? It's old enough, and maybe it would be time to switch (our country's NIC has decided to stop assigning IPv4 addresses by 2011). But is IPv6 available for users already?


Submission + - Voyager celebrates 30-years out of this world (

coondoggie writes: "NASA is today celebrating one of its most successful space programs ever: Voyager. Voyager 2 launched on Aug. 20, 1977, and Voyager 1 launched on Sept. 5, 1977 and between them, they have explored all the planets of the outer solar system, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune; 48 of their moons; and the unique system of rings and magnetic fields those planets possess. And the craft continue to run smoothly and send back information from distances more than three times farther away than Pluto. NASA notes that even though most of the launch vehicle's 700 ton weight is due to rocket fuel, Voyager 2's travel distance of 4.4 billion miles from launch to Neptune results in a fuel economy of about 30,000 MPG. As Voyager 2 zips out of the solar system, this economy will get better."

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