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Time To Change (Or Ditch) The USTR Special 301 Process That Pressures Other Countries To Adapt US IP Laws

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A few days ago, you may remember, I posted the comments I submitted to the USTR on the Special 301 report, where I pointed out the value of allowing countries to set their own intellectual property policy, rather than forcing everyone to follow US faith-based intellectual property policy. Traditionally, the...
Time To Change (Or Ditch) The USTR Special 301 Process That Pressures Other Countries To Adapt US IP Laws
EU votes to create unified patent system in 2014
LHC already past last year's total data output
Python v. Python: Software foundation fights for trademark in EU

Gates on energy: IT revolution has warped our minds

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Forget a Moore's Law for energy tech, says Bill Gates. Moving the energy system away from fossil fuels takes decades of work and multiple scientific breakthroughs. [Read more]...
Gates on energy: IT revolution has warped our minds
Bean leaves may hold answer to killing bloodsucking bedbugs

LinkedIn woes put spotlight on password flaws

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Here's the problem: Passwords may be the most imperfect security measure around, but it's tough to nudge out a practice that has been around for decades. [Read more]...
LinkedIn woes put spotlight on password flaws
Preserving your video game legacy in the days before credit rolls
Foreign hackers steal more than a terabyte of data per day in ongoing cyberwar

Let Congress Know That Now Is The Time To Fix Copyright, Not To Put Their Head In The Sand

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Perhaps the most amazing thing about the Republican Study Committee report on copyright reform by Derek Khanna isn't so much that it was one of the sanest pieces about copyright written from within a government, or that it was withdrawn so quickly after being published, but that Congress' response to...
Let Congress Know That Now Is The Time To Fix Copyright, Not To Put Their Head In The Sand
Instagram & me: Love at first sight
Has Apple caught up to Windows in the 'post-PC' era?

Verizon gearing up to deliver ‘text-to-911′ capabilities

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Verizon has selected a vendor that will help the company deliver the ability to text 911 emergency services, The Hill has learned. FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski commended the company for the move. By accepting texts in this way, in lieu of a phone call, Verizon could set the stage for those...
Verizon gearing up to deliver ‘text-to-911′ capabilities

Novell CEO plots company's return

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Two decades ago, Novell's network operating system software was almost ubiquitous in the enterprise. Now, its current president wants to restore Novell to a similar level of prominence....
Novell CEO plots company's return

Hollywood Bending Over Backwards To Appease China

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For decades, we've been hearing complaints from the entertainment industry about just how evil China was, and how rampant "piracy" was in China and how the country needed to crack down... blah, blah, blah. But a funny thing happened on the way to the Great Wall, it seems that Hollywood...
Hollywood Bending Over Backwards To Appease China

Intel CEO Otellini calls out ARM on Windows 8 tablets

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Intel CEO Paul Otellini on Thursday said that the company has an advantage over its rival ARM on Windows 8 for tablets because of decades of developing x86 chips that support the Windows operating system....
Intel CEO Otellini calls out ARM on Windows 8 tablets

Step in the time machine as the Ars OpenForum talks retro gaming

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Remember Altered Beast? One advantage of playing video games in 2012 is that users can take their pick across genre, platform (hear our recent podcast on PCs versus consoles), solo games, MMOs, and more. With many decades of games behind them, players can now also select games based on era....
Step in the time machine as the Ars OpenForum talks retro gaming

At last! The controversy is over. It turns out the "scientific" claims promoted for decades by whiny self-righteous liberals were a lie, a fraud, a con--and we don't need to change after all

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At last! The controversy is over. It turns out the "scientific" claims promoted for decades by whiny self-righteous liberals were a lie, a fraud, a con--and we don't need to change after all
Watch this: 'Planet Rock and Other Tales of the 808' trailer

The Cost of Paying Lip Service

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I just read this piece by David Weinberger about how the Internet wasn’t especially useful to him during the traffic misery caused by the Iceland volcano issue. The services work fine when everything is going well, but when the crisis hit, the sites became immediately useless. I’m not surprised, but...
The Cost of Paying Lip Service
Don’t mess with credit: Why the future of payments is already in your pocket.

Disruptions: A Fuzzy and Shifting Line Between Hacker and Criminal

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To many people who understand computers and the law, there is a danger in lumping people who have not sought financial gain with armed robbers. Where people should receive slaps on the wrist, they face decades in jail....
Disruptions: A Fuzzy and Shifting Line Between Hacker and Criminal

If You're Going To Leak Classified Info About The White House, It Better Make Them Look Good

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We've noted the unfortunate trend of the Obama administration vindictively going after any whistleblowers (despite one of Obama's first moves in office being to encourage whistleblowing). To date, the Obama administration has been involved in six prosecutions of whistleblowers using the Espionage Act... twice as many such uses of all...
If You're Going To Leak Classified Info About The White House, It Better Make Them Look Good

iCloud, Not the New iPad, is Apple's Real Key to the Post-PC Revolution

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Apple's new iPad goes on sale today. People - already lined up around the world - will likely buy more than a million of them this weekend, and tens of millions this year. And there will be much talk about Apple's "post-PC" revolution. But the real key to Apple's post-PC...
iCloud, Not the New iPad, is Apple's Real Key to the Post-PC Revolution

Google's Schmidt to Visit Myanmar

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Google Chairman Eric Schmidt heads to Myanmar next week, a sign of the Southeast Asian country's appeal to top U.S. technology companies as it emerges from decades of secrecy and crippling western sanctions....
Google's Schmidt to Visit Myanmar

ITU says 'network outage' after website cyberattack disrupted Dubai conference

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The International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the UN body that has played a standards-setting role for global telecommunication networks over the decades, Wednesday night suffered a website attack that severely disrupted a conference to discuss its Internet influence....
ITU says 'network outage' after website cyberattack disrupted Dubai conference
Feature: If Android is a "stolen product," then so was the iPhone
Making a real-life animated GIF of Radiohead artist Stanley Donwood's apocalyptic album art
Police arrest man for forging evidence in Facebook lawsuit

Weird Science increases its fondness for atheists

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I thought I didn't like you, but then you mentioned the Supreme Court: Atheists are some of the least trusted members of society, consistently coming in last in polls that ask whether you'd vote for a hypothetical presidential candidate that had certain features. Now, researchers have figured out a...
Weird Science increases its fondness for atheists
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