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|241:|| 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|
|242:|| 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|
|243:|| 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|
|244:|| Star Trek Enterprise : The Final Frontier|
"Star Trek: Enterprise...will end its four-season run in May, broadcaster UPN says."
|Feb 3, 2005|
|245:|| 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|
|246:|| 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|
|247:|| Study Reveals 53 Billion Visits to Piracy Sites In One Year|
Mark Mulligan, an analyst at research firm Forrester, points out that the numbers of visits does not necessarily equate to the number of downloads.
But it does show that commercial file-sharing sites, alongside other non-network based methods, are becoming as popular a way of sharing pirated music and films as peer-to-peer technologies.
"These upload sites index their files. It is very easy and convenient," he added.
|Jan 11, 2011|
|248:|| Study: 50pct of All Email Spam Comes From Only 20 ISPs|
Of the 42,201 ISPs studied about 50% of all junk mail, phishing attacks and other malicious messages came from just 20 networks,
|Mar 18, 2013|
|249:|| Symantec Being Blackmailed Over Source Code|
Negotiations between Symantec and the hacker reportedly broke down however, culminating with an email on Monday that threatened to release the company's source code if Symantec didn't deliver funds within 10 minutes.[br][br][br]Yamatough was apparently unwilling to afford the company more time, however, as a 1.2GB file titled "Symantec's pcAnywhere Leaked Source Code" was posted to the Pirate Bay Monday evening.
|Feb 7, 2012|
|250:|| Tech Giants Call for End to NSA Data Surveillance|
...companies, led by Google and Microsoft, presented a plan to regulate online spying and urged the United States to lead a worldwide effort to restrict it.
|Dec 10, 2013|
|251:|| Techies gone astray - Many .gov sites don't resolve without the "www"|
Many US government sites fail to setup their servers for proper canonicalization with or without the "www" subdomain.
|May 28, 2012|
|252:|| The Bug Crawling In My Screen!||May 3, 2008|
|253:|| The Gizmo Quiz Scoreboard|
The running scores for the Gizmo Quiz, August 2005 - August 2006.
|Aug 17, 2005|
|254:|| The Happy New Year Thread for 2009||Jan 1, 2009|
|255:|| The Internet Aquisition Arms Race|
"Google Inc.'s $1.65 billion acquisition of Internet video site YouTube Inc. has turned up the pressure on rivals to keep pace in a rapidly changing online environment. "
|Oct 29, 2006|
|256:|| The Most Valuable Global Brands: Google Tops Again|
"Its brand value grew 30 percent since last year's report to surpass $86 billion."
|Apr 21, 2008|
|257:|| The Recent U.S. Supreme Court Ruling May Point to Protection of Your Privacy in the Cloud|
The ruling may indicate how the court sees privacy of data in the cloud.
|June 27, 2014|
|258:|| The Times to Charge for Frequent Access to Its Web Site|
"Perhaps what is the top global news online site is looking to charge for access."
|Jan 18, 2010|
|259:|| The WebmasterWorld Saturday Classic : Gizmo Quiz||Oct 4, 2003|
|260:|| This Weeks Microsoft Windows Virus||Oct 29, 2003|
|261:|| Tim Berners-Lee warns against third-party internet snooping||Mar 12, 2009|
|262:|| Time Magazine Person of the Year: Mark Zuckerberg |
"Mark Elliot Zuckerberg is TIME's 2010 Person of the Year."
|Dec 15, 2010|
|263:|| Time Warner Cable Experiments With Metering Internet Use|
"On Thursday, new Time Warner Cable Internet subscribers in Beaumont, Texas, will have monthly allowances for the amount of data they upload and download."
|June 3, 2008|
|264:|| Top Spammer Arrested in Seattle|
"Robert Alan Soloway is accused of using networks of 'zombie' computers to send out millions of spam e-mails."
|May 31, 2007|
|265:|| Trojans Exploit Sony CD Copy-Protection On Music CDs|
"A controversial copy-protection program that automatically installs when some Sony BMG audio CDs are played on personal computers is now being exploited by malicious software that takes advantage of the antipiracy technology's ability to hide files."
|Nov 11, 2005|
|266:|| Turning Unwanted Telemarketing Calls Into Profit Opportunities|
"WebmasterWorld Members come up with novel ways to turn unwanted telemarketing calls into profit opportunities."
|Oct 9, 2010|
|267:|| Twitter Hacker Arrested Over Obama and Spears Hack|
"The man is accused of breaking into dozens of Twitter and Google accounts and posting screen shots of private pages on online hacker forums."
|Mar 25, 2010|
|268:|| Twitter Hacker Exposes Company Documents|
"...as they were never meant for public communication, publishing these documents publicly could jeopardize relationships with Twitter's ongoing and potential partners."
|July 15, 2009|
|269:|| U.N. Proposes Changes To Net's Operation|
"A top United Nations official on Monday called for changes in the way the Internet is operated, taking aim at "self-serving justifications" for permitting the United States to preserve its unique influence and authority online."
|Oct 30, 2006|
|270:|| U.S. Authorities Shut Down File Sharing Sites|
"Domains seized included a BitTorrent search engine, music download sites and shops selling fake designer clothing."
|Nov 29, 2010|
|271:|| U.S. Court Rules Disputed Web Patent Claim Is Invalid|
A US court has upheld a decision to invalidate a tech firm's claim to own technologies underpinning the web.
|July 23, 2013|
|272:|| U.S. Court Rules FCC Cannot Impose Net Neutrality Rules|
In a ruling that has significant implications for the future of the internet, an appeals court has ruled that the FCC cannot impose so-called "net neutrality rules."
|Jan 15, 2014|
|273:|| U.S. F.T.C.: Online Ads Must Be Clearly Marked as Ads To Avoid Deception|
"Marketers have ... moved past the banner ad into advertising that is more seamlessly, and inconspicuously, integrated into digital content,"
|Dec 5, 2013|
|274:|| U.S. Hacker Gets 20 Years|
"The judge who sentenced him described the case as 'the largest and most costly example of computer hacking in US history'."
|Mar 27, 2010|
|275:|| U.S. ISP Cut Off For Alleged "illegal, malicious, and harmful content"||June 6, 2009|
|276:|| U.S. Judge Allows Piracy Trial To Test IP Evidence|
Such cases rely on identifying the machines the IP address of machines from which content was illegally downloaded as evidence of wrongdoing.
|Oct 10, 2012|
|277:|| U.S. Regulators Want Clarity About Ads on Blogs||Aug 11, 2009|
|278:|| U.S.: Obama Signs Executive Order Outlining Internet Control In Emergencies|
President Barack Obama signed an executive order last week that could give the U.S. government control over the Internet.
|July 11, 2012|
|279:|| U.S.FCC Aims to Punish Comcast Over Net Neutrality||July 11, 2008|
|280:|| UK Government Replies to E.U. over Phorm Ad System|
"In response to EU questions about its legality, it said that it was happy Phorm conformed to EU data laws."
|Sept 16, 2008|