Mozilla blocks Skype toolbar in Firefox

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Mozilla has seen some shocking statistics regarding the ever-growing internet phone application, Skype. When Skype is installed, it also will include an extension for Firefox to help integrate some features into web pages. This is...

China blocks Dropbox cloud storage service

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Dropbox, a popular cloud storage service, has been blocked by China this week. According to several users on the Dropbox forums, the block began on Monday with no explanation from the Chinese government. Despite having 298...

Verizon starts blocking 4Chan.org

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Verizon has taken bold steps over the last 72 hours to block the popular photo sharing website, 4chan.org. Verizon has confirmed to 4chan that they are intentionally blocking the website but did not state...

Paypal to block 'unsafe browsers'

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Web payment firm Paypal has said it will block "unsafe browsers" from using its service as part of wider anti-phishing efforts. Customers will first be warned that a browser is unsafe but could then be...

Danish Pirate Bay Block Breaks EU Law

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Last week a Danish court ordered the ISP "Tele2″ to block its customers access to The Pirate Bay. The decision heated the debate on ISPs Internet filtering, and it now turns out that filtering traffic...

Firefox 3.0 may block sites fingered by Google

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Mozilla Corp. is considering adding a tool to Firefox 3.0 that would automatically block Web sites thought to harbor malicious downloads, but the company's security chief refused to spell out details, saying Mozilla is "not...

Government Defends Social Networking Sites Block

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The Department of Defense has been asked to reconsider its decision to block military access to social networking sites on its computers. In regardes to use of the sites, where soldiers share photos, videos and...

Study Finds 25 Countries Block Web Sites

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The OpenNet Initiative, a collaboration between researchers at Cambridge, the University of Oxford, Harvard University and the University of Toronto, had the time and capabilities to study only 40 countries and the Palestinian territories. The...

DRM lobby scrambles to block HD DVD crack

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A digital rights management (DRM) licensing authority is strong-arming search firms, bloggers and open source advocates in a desperate attempt to stop the spread of a software key that disables copyright protection on Blu-ray and...

Turkey to block 'insulting' Web sites

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A parliamentary commission has approved a proposal allowing Turkey to block Web sites that are deemed insulting to the founder of modern Turkey. Parliament plans to vote on the proposal, which indicates the discomfort that...

Quero Toolbar 3.3: Customize IE7 & Block Ads

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Quero Toolbar is a navigation bar replacement with an integrated ad blocker for Internet Explorer that enhances the browsing experience in several ways. Key features: All-In-One Toolbar: Navigate, Search & Find Powerful combination of address...

Quero Toolbar 3.2: Customize IE7 & Block Ads

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Quero Toolbar is a navigation bar replacement with an integrated ad blocker for Internet Explorer. Quero evolves the user interface of IE with its combined address/search box and compact layout, supersedes the standard find dialog...

China Telecom said to block Skype

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China Telecom has started blocking access to a popular Internet telephone service that is threatening its long-distance revenue, according to local media reports and Internet postings. China's largest fixed-line phone carrier recently began...

Justices block Internet porn law

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The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that a law meant to punish pornographers who peddle dirty pictures to Web-surfing kids is probably an unconstitutional muzzle on free speech. The high court divided 5-to-4 over...

New tool designed to block song swaps

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Network security company Palisade Systems this week will launch software designed to identify and block copyrighted songs as they are being traded online. Created by software firm Audible Magic, the song-filtering software...

Lawmaker moves to block Google's Gmail

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A California state senator on Monday said she was drafting legislation to block Google Inc.'s free e-mail service "Gmail" because it would place advertising in personal messages after searching them for key words. ...

Consumers can sign up to block telemarketers

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Washington (AP) -- Promising the gift of silence for people bedeviled by telemarketers, the government launched a national do-not-call list Friday intended to block phone sales pitches from nearly all sources. The...

UK News: Blueyonder to block P2P?

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AntiCap can reveal today that Telewest/Blueyonder have proposed the following draconian alterations to their 'Acceptable Use Policy' that would quite simply outlaw peer to peer filesharing and the running of game servers as well as...

AOL Allowing Users to Block Pop-Up Ads

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Once derided for flurries of pop-up advertisements, America Online says it will soon offer its customers the ability to banish the litter of unsolicited windows that appear atop and underneath its Web pages. AOL Web...

German state to block US neo-Nazi sites

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Germany's most populous state is requiring Internet providers to block two US-based neo-Nazi websites after a court ruled the measure did not violate the providers' rights, officials said Thursday. The verdict followed...

Intel builds servers, block by block

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Intel is releasing several "building blocks" to make it easier for business partners to build servers using Intel processors, the company will announce Monday. The new products aim to make it easier...

Intel builds servers, block by block

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Intel is releasing several "building blocks" to make it easier for business partners to build servers using Intel processors, the company will announce Monday. The new products aim to make it easier...

Citibank to block Net gambling transactions

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Citibank, the nation's largest credit card issuer, has agreed to block all online gambling transactions that use its credit cards, the state attorney general said Friday. The agreement announced by the bank and...

DivX plots course to block pirates

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Thanks to nekrosoft13 for sending in this info. Video compression provider DivXNetworks has teamed with the Fraunhofer Institute for Computer Graphics to develop a system to protect digital video and audio from copyright...

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