Facebook kills anti-Muslim group

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Facebook has disabled an anti-Islamic group called "I Hate Muslims in Oz" after the issue was brought to their attention by CNet's Chris Matyszczyk. Facebook's stance toward Holocaust-denying groups is more ambivalent. The company's terms...

Privacy groups seek 'do not track' Web list

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Nine privacy and consumer organizations asked the Federal Trade Commission on Wednesday to create a "do not track" list for Internet users who don't want their online activities tracked, stored and used by advertising networks....

Antispam groups come under heavy DDoS attack

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Spammers have been taking over unsuspecting computer users' machines for years in order to send out unwanted e-mails, but recently they have been getting even more aggressive. The SANS Institute (SysAdmin, Audit, Network, Security) recently...

Groups Offer Ringtones With a Statement

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An environmental group is hoping to get people interested and informed when they hear the sounds of threatened animals, from a passerby's cellphone. Already, some 24,000 people have downloaded the free rare ringtones from the...

Google Groups gets an Update

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Google Groups is all about helping users connect with people, access information, and communicate effectively over email and on the web. Now there's a new version on the block. We didn't want to say it,...

Two Major Linux Groups Merge to Fight Microsoft

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Open Source Development Labs (OSDL) and the Free Standards Group (FSG) have merged to form the Linux Foundation. Jim Zemlin, FSG's executive director, will be in charge of the new company. He announced Tuesday the...

Google Groups 2 Beta Hits the Web

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Google has swapped out its main Groups service with a beta of Google Groups 2, which the search giant has been testing since last May. Users who click the "Groups" link on the Google homepage...

Patent Suit Roils RFID Standards Groups

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RFID vendor Intermec is suing rival Matrics for patent infringement, in a case that could impact which emerging protocols are deployed with the technology. The Everett, Wash.-based Intermec, owned by UNOVA, said Matrics'...

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