Monday, March 28, 2011

28-Mar-2011 AM clippings

Enjoy:

Microsoft seeks US state laws requiring customers of companies that use pirated software to pay the penalty (proprietary s/w only):
http://www.groklaw.net/article.php?story=2011032316585825

Rumours abound that Amazon is about to release its own Android tablet, and ebook makers start to turn to Android too:
http://gigaom.com/mobile/how-e-books-are-coming-full-circle-thanks-to-tablets/

An attacker broke into the Comodo Registration Authority (RA) based in Southern Europe and issued fraudulent SSL certificates:
http://threatpost.com/en_us/blogs/phony-web-certificates-issued-google-yahoo-skype-others-032311

The first processor is printed on a sheet of plastic. Well, two sheet. One for the CPU, one for the code:
http://www.technologyreview.com/computing/37126/?p1=A2

And finally. What do you do if a grizzly attacks you while you're stoned? Why, you claim ACC of course:
http://www.brobible.com/bronews/montana-man-gets-workers-comp-for-getting-mauled-by-bear-after-smoking-pot

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