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Comment Universal Pictures / Lovefilm dispute (Score 3, Insightful) 259

I wonder if the Universal Pictures / Lovefilm dispute has had an impact. Since November 2009 Universal Pictures have refused to make their movies available to most online DVD-rental services. So you want to see one of their movies you have to pirate it, buy it, or switch to Blockbuster.

Submission + - Twitter Tainting Exploit Discovered (twitter.com) 3

beaverdownunder writes: "In a surprising turn of events that may hasten the release of New Twitter, user @RainbowTwtr has discovered that code can be executed from inside tweets.

For example, tweeting:

http://twitter.com/beaverdownunder#@"style="background-color:white;color:white;"onmouseover="location.href='http:'+'//khaaan.com'"/

will cause any user who moves their mouse over this 'blank' tweet to go to the website specified. Obviously, this is a shocking revelation, since tainting has been an issue pretty much throughout computing history. @mjectest shows a number of exploits that could be even more nefarious..."

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