Study: Cox, Comcast Internet subscribers blocked

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Cox Communications appears to be interfering with file-sharing by its Internet subscribers in the same manner that has landed Comcast Corp. (CMCSA) in hot water with regulators, according to research obtained by The Associated Press....

Microsoft Investigates Blocked Patch Updates in XP

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Microsoft officials say they are investigating reports that files installed by stealthy updates deployed by the software giant in July and August prevent Windows XP users who utilize the repair function from installing as many...

Theater Owners Want Cell Phones Blocked

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The National Association of Theater Owners wants the Federal Communications Commission to allow the blocking of cell phone signals in theaters. John Fithian, the president of the trade organization, told the Los Angeles Times theater...

US snooping plan blocked

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A controversial computer surveillance project that would comb through the personal records of Americans in the search for suspected terrorists has suffered a severe setback. The US Senate has voted to cut...

Spam blocked by US court

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Washington State's anti-spam law has been successfully used by a free-speech group, Peacefire.org. The King County District Court in Washington State granted Peacefire webmaster Bennett Haselton $1,000 in damages against spammers Red Moss...

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