Arkiv for December 30th, 2010

7200 kr. for å snoke på Facebook

Thursday, 30th December, 2010

7200 kr. for å snoke på Facebook.

En 51 år gammel mann er i Halland i Sverige dømt for å ha logget på sin tidligere samboers Facebook-profil.

Aftenposten 30.12.2010

Paul Allen Refiles Lawsuit, Says He Patented ‘Related Links’ | paidContent.

Microsoft (NSDQ: MSFT) co-founder Paul Allen has refiled his patent lawsuit against 11 big internet companies and e-retailers, and the new complaint details just how broad Allen’s claim to basic internet functionality is. In a 35-page amended complaint [PDF] filed Tuesday, Allen’s lawyers detail how certain functions that are widely used in digital media—acts as simple as suggesting related links, offering various forms of “alerts,” or making suggestions of related products for purchase—stand accused of infringing the four patents Allen has used in this lawsuit.


Kindergartens ordered to pay copyright for songs | Germany | Deutsche Welle | 28.12.2010.

Up until this year, preschools could teach and produce any kind of song they wanted. But now they have to pay for a license if they want children to perform certain songs.

Sms – Vanlige mobiler kan drepes per SMS – : Tele/Kommunikasjon.

Hele nettverk kan settes ut av spill, ifølge eksperter hos Chaos Computer Club.


Memo Pad: iPad Magazine Sales Drop – Fashion Memopad –

Remember when Wired’s debut issue for the iPad sold more than 100,000 times in June? It looks like it will be a while before that type of performance is seen again. Digital sales dropped toward the end of 2010 for all the magazines that make those figures available to the Audit Bureau of Circulations.


Karttjenester – Et åpnere samfunn med nye karttjenester – : Juss & samfunn.

Skal kartlegge både overvåkingskameraer og hull i asfalten.

Frivillig innsats har bidratt til at tjenester som Wikipedia og OpenStreetMap ikke bare omfatter store mengder innhold, men på mange områder er mer oppdaterte enn sine kommersielle konkurrenter.

Men håpet er at dugnadsånden ikke stopper her. I Norge har det nylig blitt opprettet flere nye tjenester basert på brukerskapt innhold eller frivillig arbeid, og alle har et stort nyttepotensial.

I disse overvåkingstider har Petter Reinholdtsen, som kanskje er mest kjent som leder av Norwegian Unix User Group (NUUG), opprettet en karttjeneste som har som mål å vise posisjonen til overvåkingskameraene i Norge i et OpenStreetMap-basert kart.


In Belarus, more newsroom raids as crackdown continues – Committee to Protect Journalists.

New York, December 29, 2010–Belarusian authorities continued their massive crackdown on critical news media on Tuesday as security agents raided offices shared by the independent weekly Nasha Niva and the Belarusian PEN Center.


Nicolas Sarkozy’s internet police warn 100,000 illegal downloaders | World news | The Guardian.

Surveillance body dubbed Big Brother aims to stop France’s huge culture of illegally accessing films and music online.

Nicolas Sarkozy‘s war on illegal downloading has begun in earnest, with the state internet surveillance body dubbed “Big Brother” warning more than 100,000 French internet-users that they have been caught accessing pirate material.


Stranded Travelers Find Relief in Twitter –

ATLANTA — Some travelers stranded by the great snowstorm of 2010 discovered a new lifeline for help. When all else fails, Twitter might be the best way to book a seat home.