Remember, Free Software Sinks Ships curtS was one of the many to point out that "MSNBC has an article about a security hole you could throw a cat through." This might be more exciting if it was the first time, but jamie posted about a very similar-sounding flaw a few months ago.
Calling off the dogs of war. An anonymous reader writes: "Slashdot reported that Indymedia had received a court order to hand over the logs and other records pertaining to the IMC's coverage of anti-globalization protests in Quebec City. Now FBI has dropped the case. Here is the press release."
This Old House - gr8dane writes "I was just checking out the Sunday posting on /. about .commers in homeless shelters and Salon is running an update to the same story. The previous post prompted quite a bit of feedback on /. and this update article seems to support those who felt the Sunday article wasn't indicative of the industry as a whole. 'John Sacrosante says he went from six figures to a shelter. His friends say there's something fishy in San Jose.' Quite interesting ... "
DoctorZ writes: "In response to reading the recent article about Zero-Knowledge's withdrawal from Linux development for Freedom. I emailed them discussing my concerns along with everyone else's. Here was their response:
We understand your disappointment. It is not a easy decision. We are not giving up on Linux. Our entire Freedom Network is Linux based!This decision was taken in response to the number of people purchasing the Linux version as compared to the number purchasing the Windows version. While many of us at Zero-Knowledge are Linux enthusiasts, the number of interested Linux users downloading Freedom simply didn't warrant continued development efforts, and we have chosen instead to apply our development resources in a way that will maximize value to our customers.
Once again, thank you for expressing your concerns.