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Date Fairness.com Resource Read it at: Sep 25, 2008 Clickjacking: Researchers raise alert for scary new cross-browser exploit
QUOTE: a scary new browser exploit/threat affecting all the major desktop platforms....when you visit a malicious website and the attacker is able to take control of the links that your browser visits.
ZDnet Aug 10, 2007 Doubts arise over fate of breathalyzer source code
QUOTE: An attorney for a Minnesota man accused of drunken driving says he doesn't think the manufacturer of a breathalyzer will meet a court-imposed deadline of August 17 to turn over its source code.
ZDnet Jul 31, 2007 Sports Leagues Accused of Deceptive Warnings
QUOTE: A handful of sports leagues and media companies are trying to intimidate the public when issuing inaccurate warnings about making "unauthorized" copies of their work...
ZDnet Nov 12, 2004 Novell sues Microsoft for sinking WordPerfect
QUOTE: Novell filed suit against Microsoft on Friday, claiming the company used anti-competitive tactics in the desktop software market during the 1990s.
ZDnet Nov 08, 2004 Microsoft to pay Novell $536 million settlement
QUOTE: [Microsoft--Ed.] said it has reached a $536 million settlement with rival Novell over legal claims between the two companies related to Novell's NetWare operating system.
ZDnet Sep 24, 2004 Catastrophic loss for unencumbered standards
QUOTE: ...the most promising of current attempts to create an e-mail authentication standard for combating spam, is dead.
eWeek Sep 23, 2004 Microsoft security controversy: Broken promise or a bullet that had to be bitten?
QUOTE: [Ed.--Microsoft] has acknowledged that, going forward, critical Internet Explorer security updates will only be available for Internet Explorer (IE) running on Windows XP.
eWeek Aug 26, 2004 Beware of 'Free' Services
QUOTE: Beware of companies that don't show you a clear business model. Why? Because you can never be sure what they will end up doing to make a buck or whether you can rely on them long-term.
eWeek Jul 28, 2004 Oracle Teaches Its Sales Force to Play Nice
QUOTE: ...the Redwood Shores, Calif., database behemoth began the process of releasing its first-ever set of guidelines to instruct its sales staff in North America on how to play nice with partners...
eWeek Mar 22, 2004 EU Ruling Could Further Alter Windows Bundling
QUOTE: When European Union regulators rule this week in their antitrust case against Microsoft Corp., their decision will...likely to set a precedent for when and where Microsoft can integrate other software into the operating system...
ZDnet Mar 28, 2003 Slam, bam, no thank you, spam
QUOTE: One of the thorniest subtexts to the spam epidemic has to do with permission and the accuracy of a spam diagnosis.
ZDnet Oct 30, 2002 Cheats wreak havoc on SETI@home: participants
QUOTE: [SETI@home's] administrators are, participants claim, ignoring allegations that cheating in the competition to contribute the most computing power to the project is rife.
ZDnet Feb 21, 2002 Can justice cope with technology?
QUOTE: Under the present system, justice and technology have become opposing forces. Short of a miraculous evolution in business ethics (unlikely), governments of free market economies must not only adapt, but also send clear messages.
ZDnet Jan 07, 2002 Spyware, Part 3: is Using It Illegal…or Just Sleazy?
QUOTE: "Will I go to jail if I put a keystroke logger on someone else's computer?"... The answer to the legal question depends on who you eavesdrop on.
ZDnet Jan 04, 2002 Keep Yourself Top Secret! How to Defeat Spyware (Part 2)
QUOTE: BUT TAKE HEART. You are not defenseless in the fight against keystroke loggers.
ZDnet Jan 03, 2002 How They Know What You're Doing On Your PC (Part 1)
QUOTE: Keystroke loggers have their place--if not in espionage, certainly in law enforcement. Knowing about their use, and abuse, is just part of being a savvy computer user or system administrator. Then again, you just might be someone who's concerned that a boss is electronically looking over your shoulder.
ZDnet Dec 11, 2001 Is Someone Reading Your Messages?
QUOTE: New software designed to allow parents to better track children's online activity pushes Internet monitoring into fresh territory: instant-messaging conversations.
ZDnet Dec 07, 2001 European Union votes to ban spam
QUOTE: European telecommunications ministers voted Thursday to ban unsolicited commercial e-mail, or spam, and to empower consumers to prevent unauthorized snooping on their use of the Internet.
ZDnet Dec 07, 2001 Warning: The FBI Knows What You're Typing
QUOTE: Code-named "Magic Lantern," the [FBI's] new project would essentially create a government-sanctioned Internet worm that would self-install encryption-keystroke loggers on chosen computers.
ZDnet Nov 30, 2001 Can you get MS Office for $129? Yes! But there's a catch
QUOTE: Or maybe this is Microsoft's way of monetizing casual piracy--essentially by charging $129 (list is $149, Costco is discounting the software) for the copies people used to make illegally? And by not being especially particular about who is able to buy this discounted software?
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