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Submission + - SPAM: Foreign free public DNS resolution server

cheap nfl jerseys writes: "Use of foreign free DNS resolution service in addition to removing the operator of a variety of advertising, there is the biggest benefit is not re-set or filter access to the user's address, thus preventing a lot of sites are Telecom, China Netcom hijacking, users should keep into the habit of not using the default DNS.

  Here is the same as finishing Kai Kwong blog more well-known foreign website provides free public DNS servers.

  Google DNS:


  Norton DNS:

  These are the three uses more DNS, OpenDNS first free public DNS resolution service, Google provides the most easy to remember and The following are outside the Chinese mainland operators of public DNS resolution servers.

  Hong Kong:


  University of Macau:

  United States:



  Finishing this article because today YunFile Unicom users can not access the network drive, YunFile a domestic Wangzhuan network disk, so unlikely as fileserve, FileSonic this site is completely kill. And YunFile not have access to is not the first time, and usually resolved within two days. As YunFile how to solve, if sent to the leaders of small to worry about security or Xiao Fengxian not our problem, we need to do is to make the game relevant and YunFile do not maximize the impact of our operations. YunFile several recent network drive can not access because of DNS hijacking, modify the local DNS can be resolved."

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Submission + - Mastercard, Visa to help target Ads (wsj.com)

ThatsMyNick writes: The two largest credit-card networks, Visa Inc. and MasterCard Inc., are pushing into a new business: using what they know about people's credit-card purchases for targeting them with ads online.
Portables (Apple)

Submission + - iPhone on Linux (9999mb.com)

okibi writes: "After months of struggling to find any program to get the iPhone to work with Linux, I've decided to write one. Currently, the application has three modes, Photos, MP3s, and Ringtones. You can get photos off the phone, add and remove MP3s, and add and remove Ringtones! Check out the screen shots on the link provided to see how easy it is! Also, it will have the ability to activate and unlock the iPhone... all from within Linux!

The program is currently beta, but will be available for download next week."

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Submission + - What content delivery network would you suggest? 2

cfelde writes: "I'm running a site that serves a lot of flash content (games). After a total redesign its traffic have increased (about 12 GB in August, 22 GB in September, 55 GB in October and we're currently serving 2,2 GB pr day this month.) At this rate I don't feel like trusting my hosting provider (which have served me very well so far) who have no limits on the amount of traffic I can use. So I'm currently looking into using Amazon S3 for all the flash content, but I'm wondering if the Slashdot community knows of any other CDN providers they would recommend? I need at least 99.9% uptime, and the pricing should be somewhat like that of the Amazon S3 service."

Feed Techdirt: FCC Releases Its Bogus Broadband Data Once Again (techdirt.com)

By this point, everyone knows that the FCC's data on broadband penetration in the US is totally bogus. Early in 2006, a GAO report slammed the FCC for using such bogus data. It uses a very low hurdle for what counts as "broadband" and then measures broadband based on zipcodes only. So if one broadband provider provides 200kbps service to a single house in that zipcode, the FCC considers broadband to be available to everyone in that zipcode. That, of course, is ridiculous -- as even right here in the heart of Silicon Valley it's difficult for some people to get broadband. When the FCC did little to respond, the GAO came out with a second report slamming the FCC again. When the FCC still did nothing, Congress got into the act, pushing forward a bill that would require the FCC to more accurately count broadband penetration. How did the FCC respond? By writing an editorial insisting that there's competition... even if it doesn't have any numbers to back it up.

With all that as background, it should come as no surprise whatsoever that the latest FCC report on broadband penetration appears to use the same bogus methodology. It makes you wonder who they think they're fooling. With such a pointless methodology the results are pretty meaningless. After all, it suggests that 80% of zipcodes have at least four broadband service providers. Those who want to say that there's strong competition in broadband will falsely assume this means 80% of households have four providers to choose from, but it would probably be pretty difficult to find very many people who have four different providers available. There is one amusing point in the report. The FCC used to insist that after handing over monopolies to incumbents, new broadband options would come from other technologies, with broadband over powerlines being the "great hope" for broadband competition despite years and years of failed trials. It seems the FCC isn't talking much about broadband over powerlines any more... perhaps because its own report shows fewer subscribers than at the beginning of the year. So much for that plan.

Submission + - Server virtualization and its management hangover (networkworld.com)

bednarz writes: "Deploying virtual servers is easy, it's managing them that will drive you nuts. Network World has a story about what makes virtual servers so hard to manage. For instance, server sprawl. "Virtualization is a rather addictive technology and IT organizations are spinning out virtual machines faster then they can manage them. The technology warrants a management investment from the start," says Stephen Elliot, a research director with IDC."

Submission + - Manhunt 2 to remain rated M (wtop.com)

Pojut writes: "In light of the recent unlocking of uncensored portions of Manhunt 2 on modified PSP's, the ESRB stated that they plan to remain behind the original "M" rating. From the article:

"The board that assigns age ratings to video games will keep the "Mature" label on "Manhunt 2," resisting calls to raise it after hackers defeated measures that blur some of the game's violence. Patricia Vance, president of the Entertainment Software Rating Board...said "the 'Manhunt 2' case differs from the 'San Andreas' case because it's much harder to restore the hidden content. Also, the publisher followed the ESRB's procedures and submitted all the content, even the parts that were obscured, for the ratings review""


Submission + - Google to Reveal Its Mobile Plans on Monday? (techluver.com)

Tech.Luver writes: "Apparently it seems like, the search giant Google is closer to make official announcement about its much hyped "Google phone". Eric Zeman of InformationWeek is reporting on Google to unveil its plans for "Google Mobile Apps" on Monday, citing "sources". "According to The Wall Street Journal, Monday will likely be the day we learn the fate of the wireless industry. Whether Google will move along an evolutionary or revolutionary path is completely unknown, but the result will probably shake up the industry either way. At least two carriers, Sprint and T-Mobile, are on board with whatever Google is up to. Along with the carriers, handset vendors are working behind the scenes, too. ( http://techluver.com/2007/11/02/google-to-reveal-google-mobile-apps-google-phone-plans-on-monday/ )"
United States

Journal Journal: New federal "security" regs on hundreds of common chemicals 3

Big brother is at it again. The Department of Homeland Security is issuing new regulations requiring reporting on, and guarding of, hundreds of common chemicals with "terrorist applications" (such as propane, hydrogen peroxide, chlorine, ...). This impacts farms, universities, industries from pool supplies to medicine to janitorial, small business, startups, and the general public.


Submission + - Transferring More Than Data, Why So Hard?

An anonymous reader writes: A friend of mine asked me how to transfer his data from his old laptop to his new laptop. In particular, he was interested in the big three types of files on most personal computers these days: documents, music, and photos. "I know where I keep all my files, so I just copy them over to where I want them on the new computer, right?" Well, he's right for one of three categories of files: documents. But when I asked him if he was interested in preserving his iTunes playlists, song ratings, and album art or his Picasa photo albums (basically, any of his "metadata"), he gave me the "of course" look. Little did he know the headache that awaited him, none of that information moves when you simply copy or backup files. http://www.techconsumer.com/2007/11/02/transferring-more-than-data-why-so-hard/

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