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Comment: Re:Zombies can be tricky (Score 1) 119

by x3nos (#19758707) Attached to: Research Indicates Beijing Is World Virus Capital
Not even from TFA, but in the summary:

'As more and more users come online in China, there's a good chance those computers are using pirated software without up-to-date security fixes, making them prime targets for hackers who are actually located elsewhere in the world, [Simon] Heron said. Those compromised computers, which are used to send spam and make it more difficult to identify the spammer, are so valuable that hacker gangs have been competing to take over machines
Apparently not only are Zombies tricky, but so is reading an article summary.
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+ - Lawyer asks RIAA to investigate Bush twins 1

Submitted by tanman
tanman writes: After reading an article in the Miami Herald that said "[President] Bush's twin daughters, gave him a CD they had made for him to listen to while exercising", a Florida lawyer calculated statutory damages of 1.8 million dollars and has sent a letter to the RIAA asking that they "display the same vigor in prosecuting this matter and protecting the rights of your rights-holders that it has displayed in enforcing those rights against other alleged violators." From the letter, "This is a serious violation of copyright. As you know, whichever of your member organizations that are right-holders for the copied musical works may be entitled to statutory damages of $150,000.00 per musical work copied."

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