“We as an industry have single-handedly managed to create the equivalent of the Colt .45 equalizer which is equipped with a barrel that fires in both directions,” Jack Danahy, senior vice-president of WatchGuard Technologies, said. “We have put world-class computing power and pervasive networking in the hands of the public, and now we are telling them that this may be too dangerous for them to use.”
Zuccarini registered thousands of Internet domain names and was earning up to $1 million per year off them – much of it from sex sites that paid him when he sent Web users their way, Comey said.
“I used it in the hotel lobby last night,” Altman says. “I was trying to get some work done and there were four TVs on, with no one watching them. I aimed it at the two in front of me and all four turned off, that’s how powerful it is.”
If the Type 40’s campaign succeeds, it will enable Ménard to finish development on the Type 46, which features the same linear approach to displaying time, but does so with cool mechanical cursors instead of LED lights. Making the watch even cooler is an accelerometer that can detect when the wearer has their wrist at a 45-degree angle, activating the cursors and displaying the time.
IPIS has sent researchers, teamed with industry and government officials, to inspect more than 1,600 mining sites in Congo over the last four years. Nearly 240,000 people, mostly men but many supporting families, work as so-called artisanal (i.e., independent) miners at those sites.
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The act, drafted in 1998 as a measure to protect copyrights on digital content, has drawn criticism from many Internet activists for limiting the ways that people can use electronic files they purchase.
The Blip Festival [is]… a four-day celebration of over 30 international artists exploring the untapped potential of low-bit videogame consoles and home computers used as creative tools. Familiar devices are pushed in new directions with startling results — Nintendo Entertainment Systems and Game Boys roaring with futuristic floor-stomping rhythms and fist-waving melody, art-damaged Sega hardware generating fluctuating and abstracted video patterns — and that’s only the beginning. An exploration of the chiptune idiom and its close relatives… small sounds at large scales pushed to the limit at high volumes — the Blip Festival is an unprecedented event that is not to be missed.
“But, we can tell you in general terms, at the specific request of law enforcement, GoDaddy sometimes takes action to prevent further harm being caused by a website hosted on our servers,” Butler wrote. “This would include things like sites engaged in phishing, malware installation, securities fraud, and so on.”
Houston: Houston Rally and Yuri’s Night team up at Space Center Houston for a full day of speakers, rocket launches, motorcycles and an evening of live music with the Texas Outlaw Music Festival. Don’t miss this Texas-sized space and music event, including a raffle for a Zero G flight. Tickets available and more info at houston.yurisnight.net.
Last month, the Motion Picture Association of America announced one of its boldest sorties yet against online piracy: a barrage of seven federal lawsuits against some of the highest-profile BitTorrent sites, Usenet hosts and peer-to-peer services. Among the targets: isoHunt, TorrentSpy and eDonkey.
The ability to edit DNA is already here, but the effects of doing so are hardly understood. Genetics experts explain the potential pitfalls and alluring upside of using the technology on athletes.
The justices ruled: “When a nation is at war, many things that might be said in time of peace are such a hindrance to its effort that their utterance will not be endured so long as men fight and that no court could regard them as protected by any constitutional right.”
RS:: I was directed to a website and I was told what kind of computer and web browser I was using, as well as the city where I was using them. They asked my name and age and a few other little details. Then they told me they would be able to get my social security number.