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Comment It is the same ElcomSoft of 2001 Adobe fame (Score 1) 189

Just to put the story into perspective, it is the same ElcomSoft that was behind Dmitry Sklyarov (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dmitri_Sklyarov) who wrote software to get around the copy protection in Adobe E-book format and was imprisoned in the US for that, becoming the first person to be tried under the DMCA.
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Submission + - Microsoft Plans Data Center in Siberia (datacenterknowledge.com)

miller60 writes: "Microsoft has announced plans to build a data center in Siberia. The facility near the city of Irkutsk will be able to hold 10,000 servers. Officials in Microsoft's Russian business unit said the region had a stable power supply, and will be able to support a 50 megawatt utility feed. The average winter temperature is below zero in Irkutsk (which is perhaps best known to gamers as a territory in Risk). Microsoft recently announced huge data center projects in Chicago and Dublin, Ireland, and is clearly ramping up its worldwide infrastructure platform as it competes with Google. The power and cooling challenges in modern data centers are well documented. But a data center in Siberia?"

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