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Posted by samzenpus
from the check-it-out dept.
By now you’ve noticed that Slashdot is growing. We recently introduced Slashdot TV, which offers up everything from “amateur” rocket launches to the return of Leisure Suit Larry. We revamped our newsletters. Now we’re launching some new sites devoted to very specific corners of tech. Our first one, SlashBI, focuses on the fast-changing world of business intelligence, and features articles and opinion pieces on everything from how Big Data and analytics could make salespeople extinct, to B.I. apps for your iOS device, to choosing the right database for a business. No matter what your background, chances are good you’ll find something of interest here. Swing on over, give it a look-see, and let us know what you think.

Comment: Re:Since its a redirect... (Score 3, Informative) 116

by tdobson (#34622862) Attached to: D0z.me — the Evil URL Shortener

this is how it shows up in my apache logs:

r00t.me.tld.fail:80 x.x.x.x - - [20/Dec/2010:23:04:08 +0000] "GET /?v=1292886248174 HTTP/1.1" 200 1888 "http://d0z.me/worker.js" "Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux x86_64; en-US) AppleWebKit/534.10 (KHTML, like Gecko) Ubuntu/10.10 Chromium/8.0.552.215 Chrome/8.0.552.215 Safari/534.10"
r00t.me.tld.fail:80 x.x.x.x - - [20/Dec/2010:23:04:11 +0000] "GET /?v=1292886251634 HTTP/1.1" 200 1888 "http://d0z.me/worker.js" "Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux x86_64; en-US) AppleWebKit/534.10 (KHTML, like Gecko) Ubuntu/10.10 Chromium/8.0.552.215 Chrome/8.0.552.215 Safari/534.10"

Comment: Re:This is why we vote Pirate (Score 1) 343

by tdobson (#33532608) Attached to: EU Surveillance Studies Disclosed By Pirate Party

Here's the kicker. Every major city in the US has got just as much CCTV surveillance as London! Yes, you're "spied on" just as much in New York as you are in London, and you've got armed police ready and willing to shoot you, too. It must be awful living in the US, with that constant threat over you all the time.

There's a local station near where I live in northern england. It serves a small rural town, has two platforms, a carpark and a ticket office. How many CCTV cameras does it have?

12+

see for yourself:
http://www.tdobson.net/node/161

Digital

+ - Digital Act To Create Pirate ISPs In UK->

Submitted by scurtis
scurtis (1668203) writes "British anti-copyright group, Pirate Party UK, has predicted that Pirate ISPs will spring up across the country — promoting online privacy and allowing users to share files anonymously — in response to draconian file-sharing proposals outlined in the Digital Economy Act. The news follows reports that the Pirate Party in Sweden (PiratPartiet) will launch the world’s first “Pirate ISP”. The move is designed to curb the use of online surveillance in the country, and combat what PiratPartiet describes as the “big brother society”."
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Wireless Networking

London's Mayor Promises London-Wide Wireless For 2012 Olympics 130

Posted by timothy
from the sounds-like-a-commie-from-here dept.
Pax681 writes "[London Mayor] Boris Johnson declared that London will have all bus stops and lamp posts Wi-Fi enabled by 2012 for the Olympics. In an article on Tech Eye, Boris waxes lyrical (or as lyrical as he can get) about how it would be done at a Google Zeitgeist event in Hertfordshire. These would be public Wi-Fi hotpots; as such, would these break the new law on open access points? Would they be just the thing for people to use to infringe with impunity and anonymously bypass the chances of running foul of the Digital Economy Act?"
Patents

+ - Are You A Pirate?->

Submitted by
Ajehals
Ajehals writes "With both the Labour & Conservative Parties set on criminalising more than 7 million people in the UK, it's time to ask "Am I a Pirate too?". amiapirate.org gives people the opportunity to raise awareness that piracy, as it is commonly referred to doesn't seem to nvolve ships anymore and is a term that in the UK can be applied to people doing rather reasonable things..."
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