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Comment: Don't just sit on your hands... (Score 4, Insightful) 239

by smartfart (#43016683) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: Identity Theft Attempt In Progress; How To Respond?
I would contact my local police force and talk to the financial crimes desk. They may not be able to do anything at this point, but you should establish a paper trail ASAP, which would certainly work in your favor while explaining things to your bank or whatever if the bad guys do manage to hurt you in some manner.
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+ - Universal Offers Classical, Jazz Catalog DRM-Free-> 3

Submitted by Mode_Locrian
Mode_Locrian (1130249) writes "Gramophone Magazine reports that Universal Classics and Jazz will be making its entire catalogue available for sale in DRM-free form. While Universal stresses that this will be a trial run, it certainly looks like a step in the right direction. Now, if only they'd offer downloads in formats other than mp3..."
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Technology (Apple)

+ - Cisco's iPhone violates GPL, expert says

Submitted by Stony Stevenson
Stony Stevenson (954022) writes "Even while Cisco Systems is suing Apple for violating its iPhone trademark, an open-source enthusiast is accusing Cisco itself of infringing copyright in the same product.

From the article: "Cisco has not published the source code for some components of the WIP300 iPhone in accordance with its open-source licensing agreement, said Armijn Hemel, a consultant with Loohuis Consulting and half of the team running the GPL Violations Project, an organization that identifies and publicizes misuse of GPL licenses and takes some violators to court.""

Whenever a system becomes completely defined, some damn fool discovers something which either abolishes the system or expands it beyond recognition.

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