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Submission + - Verizon Wireless to issue $90 Million in refunds (tekgoblin.com)

tekgoblin writes: Verizon Wireless had somehow been charging customers extra money on their bills for data that they actually hadn't been using. Approximately 15 million customers were affected by the erroneous billing error. According to BGR the FCC had been pressuring Verizon to resp0nd to the hundreds of complaints that had been piling up. So Verizon's answer was to refund all of the overcharged money as soon as possible.

Submission + - FSF 25 years October 3, 1985 (wikipedia.org)

An anonymous reader writes: 25 years of the Free Software Foundation. On this day, 25 years ago, Richard Stallman created the Free Software Foundation. He had been the director of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Artificial Intelligence Lab. Tired of seeing software that he and others had written appropriated (without acknowledgement or compensation) by disreputable software companies and then told to pay for software they had written, Stallman took action, creating the foundation. The original license was written by Stallman. Stallman had subsequently written a large number of GNU tools, but the license was his most important contribution.

Submission + - Anonymous Knocks Out Ministry of Sound Website 1

An anonymous reader writes: The latest DDoS attack from Anonymous has knocked offline UK solicitor Gallant Macmillian's website, the Ministry of Sound Website and their payment website. Macmillian is currently looking for several hundred identities of suspected file-sharers, accused of uploading artists under the Ministry of Sound label.

Submission + - iPhone app aids Haitiain survivor (cnn.com)

Tiger4 writes: CNN reports that a survivor of the Haitian earthquake, Dan Woolley, used a iPhone app for First Aide to help save his own life. Wooley was in trapped and injured in his hotel after the earthquake. The app on the iPhone helped him with patching his injuries, and then helped with fighting shock and tracking the passing time. He was rescued after 60 hours.

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