Major Nelson has a blog post referring to a new approach from MS against people using save games or other tampering to boost their gamerscore. They're resetting the score to zero, and the achievements will...

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The United Nations, Google and Cisco have put together a global campaign, the Millennium Development Goals, that tracks progress towards decreasing global poverty by 2015. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon launched the project, called MDG Monitor,...

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A court has denied Zango's application for a Temporary Restraining Order which sought to compel security software provider PC Tools to entirely remove the detection of its products by PC Tools' Spyware Doctor, claiming that...

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G8 ministers are urging the private sector, including Internet service providers, information technology professionals and financial institutions, to help combat child pornography on the Internet. "Because no child should be victimized in this horrific way,...

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KinderStart sued Google Incorporated in March 2006 accusing the Mountain View, California-based company of violations of antitrust, free speech, unfair competition and defamation and libel laws. In a ruling issued Friday, Judge Jeremy Fogel of...

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MySpace.com, which is owned by News Corp., has filed a lawsuit Friday in Los Angeles against the self-proclaimed "Spam King" for allegedly blasting the portal with spam between July and December 2006. The suit alleges...

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U.S. District Judge Deborah A. Batts in New York has refused to throw out a record-industry lawsuit against XM Satellite Radio. XM was accused last May by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) of...

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AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis should be the ones scared for a change. In South Africa, a supercomputer costing $1 million was donated by Intel and is now dedicated to scientific research for these diseases. Installed...

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The Day Against DRM

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"DefectiveByDesign.org, a campaign by the Free Software Foundation, is making Oct 3rd a Day Against DRM: 'Defeating DRM is all about awareness. The direct actions that we have taken are all about this. Today we...

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U.S. District Judge Stephen Wilson has ruled that the Morpheus file-sharing software encourages millions of users to pirate music, movies, software and so on. StreamCast Network Inc., the company behind Morpheus, was declared guilty because...

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Judge Joseph Farnan, of the U.S. District Court in Delaware, has dismissed a large portion of AMD's antitrust lawsuit against Intel, saying that U.S. law does not cover many of AMD's claims. Sunnyvale, Calif.-based AMD...

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AOL Stands Against Badware Claim

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StopBadware.org on Monday put AOL's version 9.0 on its "Badware Watch List." The anti-spyware group cites, among other factors, the inclusion of bundled software applications and nondisclosure of additional installed components as reasons for...

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A Long Island politician has dropped a federal lawsuit that had claimedthe search engine company Google Inc. profits from child pornography. Jeffrey Toback, a member of the Nassau County Legislature fromOceanside, filed suit in May...

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The Wall Street Journal reported on June 2 that Adobe is poised to launch an antitrust suit in Europe against Microsoft, following the break-down of four-month-long talks over Microsoft's Office 2007 PDF plans. Microsoft announced...

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