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|201:|| Online Predator Bill Becomes Law|
"KIDS Act of 2008"
|Oct 15, 2008|
|202:|| Path Settles With FTC Over Charges It Deceived Consumers and Improperly Collected Personal Information|
"This settlement with Path shows that no matter what new technologies emerge, the agency will continue to safeguard the privacy of Americans."
|Feb 1, 2013|
|203:|| Phishing Up In 2007|
"Phishing attacks in the US soared in 2007 as 1.6bn lstg was lost to these attacks, according to a survey by Gartner."
|Dec 21, 2007|
|204:|| Pirate Bay Team Found Guilty In Copyright Law Case|
"Nothing will happen to TPB, this is just theatre for the media."
|Apr 17, 2009|
|205:|| Pirate Pay Torrent Disruptor Prevents Downloading of Pirated Content|
The tool poses as real bit torrent users but then "confuses" peer-to-peer networks, causing disconnections.
|May 15, 2012|
|206:|| Police Seize Computers Over Next Generation iPhone Prototype|
"Police in California have seized computers belonging to the editor of a gadget blog which was involved in the purchase of an iPhone prototype."
|Apr 27, 2010|
|207:|| Prevention of RSI (Repetitive Strain Injuries)|
"Today I feel like my arm has gone numb, so will have to give in and do regular stretches."
|June 30, 2006|
|208:|| Pro-Net-Neutrality Coalition Gets Boosted By More Big Names|
"The pro-net-neutrality coalition of companies formally adds a few new members with the letter, including Twitter and Facebook, which haven't heavily engaged in policy debates before."
|Oct 19, 2009|
|209:|| RIAA Sues the Dead||Feb 5, 2005|
|210:|| Reminiscing: the good old pre-Google internet days|
|July 22, 2003|
|211:|| Report: Facebook Works On Buying Microsoft's Ad Serving Product|
According to several industry sources, Facebook is in negotiations with Microsoft to buy Atlas Solutions, the ad-serving product Microsoft acquired when it bought aQuantive for $6 billion in 2007.
|Dec 6, 2012|
|212:|| Report: Groupon and Foursquare In Partnership Talks|
The arrangement is likely to see Groupon deals targeted to Foursquare users' check-ins. Mobile app users who tell their friends that they're in the vicinity of a venue offering a discount are obviously prime customers.[br][br]Social distribution could help Groupon move beyond email lists to a more precise and targeted audience. And Foursquare wouldn't mind the revenue it would get from these leads.
|May 23, 2011|
|213:|| Report: Hackers List Credentials of 400,000 From Yahoo Service|
Hackers posted what appear to be login credentials for more than 453,000 user accounts that they said they retrieved in plaintext from an unidentified service on Yahoo.
|July 12, 2012|
|214:|| Report: NSA Infiltrates Links to Yahoo, Google Data Centers Worldwide|
"According to a top secret accounting dated Jan. 9, 2013, the NSA's acquisitions directorate sends millions of records every day from internal Yahoo and Google networks to data warehouses at the agency's headquarters at Fort Meade, Md."
|Oct 31, 2013|
|215:|| Report: Net Advertising Rises To $42.8 Billion in 2013, With Mobile Ads Up 110 pct|
"Our survey confirms that we are fully in transition to the post-desktop era,"
|Apr 10, 2014|
|216:|| Report: U.S. Online Crime Almost Doubled In 2009|
"The most popular scams involved requests for advanced fees and non-delivery of merchandise."
|Mar 16, 2010|
|217:|| Report: US Feds Seek Net Encryption Backdoors|
"officials want Congress to require all services that enable communications, including encrypted e-mail transmitters like BlackBerry, social networking Web sites like Facebook and software that allows direct 'peer to peer' messaging like Skype, to be technically capable of complying if served with a wiretap order."
|Sept 28, 2010|
|218:|| Restraining Order Placed on Some Fake 'Scareware' Sellers|
"Every scan found a host of security problems and urged visitors to buy software to fix them. Typically the scans found evidence of viruses, spyware..."
|Dec 15, 2008|
|219:|| Ribbit Bought For $105 Million By UK's BT|
"Ribbit provides what it terms 'an open platform', not to be confused with an open-source platform, to developers, who can create internet-telephony applications and services around this."
|July 29, 2008|
|220:|| Risks In Social Networking: PleaseRobMe While I'm Out|
"The site scrutinises players of online game Foursquare, which is based on a person's location in the real world."
|Feb 18, 2010|
|221:|| SEC Suspends Trading in 35 Spam Stocks in "Operation Spamalot"|
"The Securities and Exchange Commission this morning suspended trading in the securities of 35 companies that have been the subject of recent and repeated spam email campaigns. The trading suspensions - the most ever aimed at spammed companies - were ordered because of questions regarding the adequacy and accuracy of information about the companies."
|Mar 8, 2007|
|222:|| SEO Companies and Conflicts of Interest|
"After almost hiring a company to help with traffic generation to a site, it came to my attention that they were, in fact, a competitor that is operating sites on relevant topics."
|Mar 22, 2010|
|223:|| SPAM Maker Sees Trademark Bid Canned|
"Hormel Foods Corporation, which owns the trademark for spiced ham food product SPAM, has failed in its attempt to register "spam" as an EU-wide trademark when used to designate unsolicited emails."
|Oct 5, 2006|
|224:|| Scammers Taking Advantage of Haiti Earthquake Appeals|
"It didn't take long for scams to appear taking advantage of the generosity of people when the Haiti earthquake appeal gets underway."
|Jan 15, 2010|
|225:|| Scareware Continues To Fool People||Oct 19, 2009|
|226:|| Security Flaw in Older vBulletin v3.8.6|
Only affects older vBulletin v3.8.6. Patch is available: "The exploit allows a malicious user to retrieve a forum's database credentials."
|July 23, 2010|
|227:|| Significant Other and Time on PC?|
Can your relationship survive your computer addiction?
|May 11, 2003|
|228:|| Silicon Valley's Own "Walk of Fame"|
"Is it a tacky Tinseltown rip-off or a brilliant marketing strategy? Depends on how it's carried out."
|Mar 31, 2006|
|229:|| Skype's Founders File Copyright Lawsuit Against eBay||Sept 17, 2009|
|230:|| Small Dish Satellite Internet To be Launched|
"Anik F2 will be using the previously unused and experimental Ka Bands, instead of the Ku Bands that are currently used by communications satellites...
|July 12, 2004|
|231:|| Some People Are Too Clumsy To Use Computers|
"I swear! It's like they are just pressing random keys and clicking on things all over the screen in a blind panic."
|Nov 27, 2009|
|232:|| Song File Sharer Gets Penalty of $222,000|
"In a crucial legal victory for record labels and other copyright owners, a federal jury yesterday found a Minnesota woman liable for copyright infringement for sharing music online and imposed a penalty of $222,000 in damages."
|Oct 5, 2007|
|233:|| Sony PlayStation Network Hack Attack May Have Stolen Personal Data|
Although we are still investigating the details of this incident, we believe that an unauthorized person has obtained the following information that you provided: name, address (city, state, zip), country, email address, birthdate, PlayStation Network/Qriocity password and login, and handle/PSN online ID. It is also possible that your profile data, including purchase history and billing address (city, state, zip), and your PlayStation Network/Qriocity password security answers may have been obtained. If you have authorized a sub-account for your dependent, the same data with respect to your dependent may have been obtained. While there is no evidence at this time that credit card data was taken, we cannot rule out the possibility. If you have provided your credit card data through PlayStation Network or Qriocity, out of an abundance of caution we are advising you that your credit card number (excluding security code) and expiration date may have been obtained.
|Apr 27, 2011|
|234:|| Spam Botnet Ring Shut Down By F.T.C|
"This is pretty major. At one point these guys delivered up to one-third of all spam,"
|Oct 15, 2008|
|235:|| Spam Drops Worldwide after California Host Firm Loses Access|
Spamcop reports 75% drop in spam after a California-based web hosting firm, McColo Corp., loses its Internet access.
|Nov 13, 2008|
|236:|| Spam Numbers Up - at Hormel|
NYTimes: "The factory in Austin, Minn., has been operating two shifts a day seven days a week producing the canned lunch meat... the long hours are likely to continue indefinitely."
|Nov 16, 2008|
|237:|| Spammer Gets 9 Years|
"...convicted of sending hundreds of thousands of unsolicited e-mail messages to AOL subscribers......amassed a fortune of $24m from his sales, prosecutors said."
|Nov 4, 2004|
|238:|| Star Trek Enterprise : The Final Frontier|
"Star Trek: Enterprise...will end its four-season run in May, broadcaster UPN says."
|Feb 3, 2005|
|239:|| Steve Ballmer at 3GSM: Win Mobile demonstrated free VoIP|
"...He went on to demonstrate how a mobile phone running Windows Mobile can be used to make a free voice call over the internet. Ballmer told the audience: 'That was a VoIP call.'"
|Feb 20, 2006|
|240:|| Strong Quarter at Microsoft; Upbeat '08 Outlook|
"Microsoft reported quarterly sales and profits that surpassed Wall Street's expectations yesterday, suggesting that early sales of its new Windows Vista operating system were off to a solid start."
|Apr 27, 2007|