Neowin News Feed for: Threatens https://www.neowin.net/news/tag/threatens/ Neowin News Feed for: Threatens en-us Neowin Ignition News editor@neowin.net (Managing Editor) developers@neowin.net (Neowin Developers) 5 Neowin.net https://www.neowin.net/images/pegasus/icon.png https://www.neowin.net Viacom's YouTube suit threatens freedom https://www.neowin.net/news/viacoms-youtube-suit-threatens-freedom/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/YouTube.gif" alt="" /></div>A $1 billion copyright infringement lawsuit challenging YouTube's ability to keep copyrighted material off its popular video-sharing site threatens how hundreds of millions of people exchange all kinds of information on the Internet, YouTube owner... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/viacoms-youtube-suit-threatens-freedom">Read more...</a> () Tue, 27 May 2008 10:08:50 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/viacoms-youtube-suit-threatens-freedom AT&T threatens to disconnect subscribers who criticize them https://www.neowin.net/news/atampt-threatens-to-disconnect-subscribers-who-criticize-them/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>AT&T has rolled out new Terms of Service for its DSL service that leave plenty of room for interpretation. From our reading of it, in concert with several others, what we see is a ToS... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/atampt-threatens-to-disconnect-subscribers-who-criticize-them">Read more...</a> () Mon, 01 Oct 2007 22:34:52 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/atampt-threatens-to-disconnect-subscribers-who-criticize-them Dangerous Java Flaw Threatens Numerous Platforms https://www.neowin.net/news/dangerous-java-flaw-threatens-numerous-platforms/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google's Security team has discovered vulnerabilities in the Sun Java Runtime Environment that threatens the security of all platforms, browsers and even mobile devices. &quot;This is as bad as it gets,&quot; said Chris Gatford, a... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/dangerous-java-flaw-threatens-numerous-platforms">Read more...</a> () Mon, 23 Jul 2007 02:39:09 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/dangerous-java-flaw-threatens-numerous-platforms Website chief threatens to sue Google for libel https://www.neowin.net/news/website-chief-threatens-to-sue-google-for-libel/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A British businessman is threatening a landmark legal action against Google, the world's leading internet search engine, after claims that it has defamed him. Brian Retkin has warn that he will proceed with a libel... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/website-chief-threatens-to-sue-google-for-libel">Read more...</a> tom.warren@neowin.net (Tom Warren) Tue, 03 Jul 2007 07:52:10 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/website-chief-threatens-to-sue-google-for-libel Church of England Threatens Sony with Legal Action https://www.neowin.net/news/church-of-england-threatens-sony-with-legal-action/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The Church of England is threatening legal action against Sony, because footage of a Manchester Cathedral was used without permission in the game, Resistance: Fall of Man. The church has said that Sony did not... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/church-of-england-threatens-sony-with-legal-action">Read more...</a> (Joe Cashman) Sun, 10 Jun 2007 10:06:35 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/church-of-england-threatens-sony-with-legal-action Apple threatens legal action over the iGasm https://www.neowin.net/news/apple-threatens-legal-action-over-the-igasm/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Apple is threatening legal action after sex shop Anne Summers launched a device entitled the 'iGasm'. Sold for $60, the 'iGasm' vibrates in time to music played off an ipod or mp3 player. The advert... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/apple-threatens-legal-action-over-the-igasm">Read more...</a> () Thu, 24 May 2007 23:04:37 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/apple-threatens-legal-action-over-the-igasm Blu-ray Disc Specification Change Threatens Current Players https://www.neowin.net/news/blu-ray-disc-specification-change-threatens-current-players/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Dear Mr. Early Adopter, start crying. The Blu-ray Disc Association has mandated that all players of the format released after October 31 must support BD Java which is currently not standard for today's hardware. All... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/blu-ray-disc-specification-change-threatens-current-players">Read more...</a> () Tue, 03 Apr 2007 03:00:02 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/blu-ray-disc-specification-change-threatens-current-players British Music Industry Threatens ISPs Over Piracy https://www.neowin.net/news/british-music-industry-threatens-isps-over-piracy/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The music industry opened up a new front in the war on online music piracy yesterday, threatening to sue internet service providers that allow customers to illegally share copyrighted tracks over their networks. The International... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/british-music-industry-threatens-isps-over-piracy">Read more...</a> () Thu, 18 Jan 2007 14:23:04 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/british-music-industry-threatens-isps-over-piracy Patent ruling threatens Microsoft Office https://www.neowin.net/news/patent-ruling-threatens-microsoft-office/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft may have to pull its Office suite from the shelves in South Korea as a result of losing a patent lawsuit in that country, according to published reports. Several news outlets reported Monday that... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/patent-ruling-threatens-microsoft-office">Read more...</a> daniel@neowin.net (Daniel Fleshbourne) Tue, 28 Nov 2006 13:14:38 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/patent-ruling-threatens-microsoft-office The Pirate Bay Threatens Compensation Claim https://www.neowin.net/news/the-pirate-bay-threatens-compensation-claim/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Sweden's self confessed daddy of BitTorrent has revealed that if the findings of an ongoing legal fiasco deem The Pirate Bay legal, the site's owners can claim compensation from the Swedish state. The popular tracker... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/the-pirate-bay-threatens-compensation-claim">Read more...</a> () Sun, 04 Jun 2006 21:46:42 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/the-pirate-bay-threatens-compensation-claim Pokemon USA Threatens to Sue Cancer Researchers https://www.neowin.net/news/pokemon-usa-threatens-to-sue-cancer-researchers/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Nintendo subsidiary threatens legal action to keep scientists from referring to cancer-causing gene by the nickname &quot;Pokemon.&quot; In January's issue of the science journal Nature, Pier Paolo Pandolfi of the Memorial Sloan-Kettering... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/pokemon-usa-threatens-to-sue-cancer-researchers">Read more...</a> () Mon, 19 Dec 2005 23:45:25 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/pokemon-usa-threatens-to-sue-cancer-researchers Microsoft Threatens to Pull Windows From South Korea https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-threatens-to-pull-windows-from-south-korea/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft Corp., the world's largest software maker, threatened to pull its Windows operating system from South Korea if antitrust regulators order the company to remove programming for instant message and movie player services. ... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-threatens-to-pull-windows-from-south-korea">Read more...</a> () Fri, 28 Oct 2005 14:24:23 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-threatens-to-pull-windows-from-south-korea Virus flood threatens home users https://www.neowin.net/news/virus-flood-threatens-home-users/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Virus writers have adopted a new tactic to try to make sure their malicious programs reach as many victims as possible. Instead of releasing Windows viruses intermittently, many creators of worms and trojans are pumping... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/virus-flood-threatens-home-users">Read more...</a> () Tue, 14 Jun 2005 11:01:31 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/virus-flood-threatens-home-users Apple's Intel Desktop Move Threatens Linux Desktop https://www.neowin.net/news/apples-intel-desktop-move-threatens-linux-desktop/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>You know what else? If you're a Linux developer and you've been spending time on, say, porting Linux to the prehistoric z80 processor or writing device drivers for the long obsolete ESDI (Enhanced Small Device... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/apples-intel-desktop-move-threatens-linux-desktop">Read more...</a> () Wed, 08 Jun 2005 14:54:42 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/apples-intel-desktop-move-threatens-linux-desktop Hollywood threatens to sue UK BitTorrent man for millions https://www.neowin.net/news/hollywood-threatens-to-sue-uk-bittorrent-man-for-millions/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Alexander Hanff had no idea Hollywood was keeping such a close eye on him. Then, last Saturday morning, a movie studio functionary arrived at his door. Hanff, still in his dressing gown and not yet... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/hollywood-threatens-to-sue-uk-bittorrent-man-for-millions">Read more...</a> daniel@neowin.net (Daniel Fleshbourne) Wed, 16 Mar 2005 10:23:14 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/hollywood-threatens-to-sue-uk-bittorrent-man-for-millions Net-Worm.Perl.Santy.a threatens Internet forums https://www.neowin.net/news/net-wormperlsantya-threatens-internet-forums/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of secure content management systems, has detected a new worm, Net-Worm.Perl.Santy.a. This worm infects certain web sites by exploiting a vulnerability in phpBB, a popular package used to create Internet... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/net-wormperlsantya-threatens-internet-forums">Read more...</a> () Tue, 21 Dec 2004 18:07:36 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/net-wormperlsantya-threatens-internet-forums Apple Threatens Owner of iTunes Domain https://www.neowin.net/news/apple-threatens-owner-of-itunes-domain/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Apple has taken steps to take ownership of the iTunes.co.uk domain name from its current owner, with the company formally complaining to Nominet, the UK domain name registrar, that it is entitled to the domain.... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/apple-threatens-owner-of-itunes-domain">Read more...</a> () Wed, 08 Dec 2004 15:50:48 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/apple-threatens-owner-of-itunes-domain Microsoft Threatens Lawsuits Over Linux https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-threatens-lawsuits-over-linux/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft Chief Operating Officer Steve Ballmer on Thursday warned Asian governments that they could face intellectual rights-infringement lawsuits for using rival open-source operating platforms such as Linux. Ballmer, speaking in Singapore at Microsoft's... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-threatens-lawsuits-over-linux">Read more...</a> () Thu, 18 Nov 2004 15:13:33 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-threatens-lawsuits-over-linux Patent landrush threatens Wi-Fi standards https://www.neowin.net/news/patent-landrush-threatens-wi-fi-standards/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>We have examined before how patent lawsuits are threatening to stifle the adoption of wireless standards. Symbol, fresh from an intellectual property victory over rival Proxim, is the latest to assert sweeping licensing rights in... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/patent-landrush-threatens-wi-fi-standards">Read more...</a> daniel@neowin.net (Daniel Fleshbourne) Mon, 04 Oct 2004 15:03:43 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/patent-landrush-threatens-wi-fi-standards BayStar Threatens to Sue SCO https://www.neowin.net/news/baystar-threatens-to-sue-sco/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Just when the Unix community thought that the fractious BayStar-SCO dispute was history, the investment house proved everyone wrong. The company now says it will sue SCO and continue the pair's troubled financial relationship. ... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/baystar-threatens-to-sue-sco">Read more...</a> () Sun, 25 Jul 2004 19:42:42 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/baystar-threatens-to-sue-sco DoS Vulnerability Threatens Wireless Networks https://www.neowin.net/news/dos-vulnerability-threatens-wireless-networks/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>AusCERT, Australia's national computer emergency response team, released an advisory today identifying a vulnerability in the 802.11 wireless specification that could open wireless networks to denial-of-service attacks. The advisory targets a new cause... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/dos-vulnerability-threatens-wireless-networks">Read more...</a> () Fri, 14 May 2004 02:51:23 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/dos-vulnerability-threatens-wireless-networks AMD Opteron Roadkill threatens https://www.neowin.net/news/amd-opteron-roadkill-threatens/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>THE END OF JUNE looks set to be a Rubicon for Intel - this is when they have promised their manufacturing partners such as Dell, HP, and IBM, the next version of the Xeon DP,... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/amd-opteron-roadkill-threatens">Read more...</a> daniel@neowin.net (Daniel Fleshbourne) Thu, 25 Mar 2004 09:31:41 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/amd-opteron-roadkill-threatens Passport flaw threatens users' accounts https://www.neowin.net/news/passport-flaw-threatens-users-accounts/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A serious security flaw in Microsoft's Passport service put users' accounts, including their personal information and credit card numbers, at risk of being hijacked. The flaw, in Passport's password recovery mechanism,... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/passport-flaw-threatens-users-accounts">Read more...</a> () Thu, 08 May 2003 10:41:46 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/passport-flaw-threatens-users-accounts Samba flaw threatens Linux file servers https://www.neowin.net/news/samba-flaw-threatens-linux-file-servers/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The Samba Team released a patch on Monday for the second major security flaw found in the past few weeks in the open-source group's widely used program for sharing Windows files between Unix and Linux... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/samba-flaw-threatens-linux-file-servers">Read more...</a> daniel@neowin.net (Daniel Fleshbourne) Tue, 08 Apr 2003 15:12:04 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/samba-flaw-threatens-linux-file-servers Europe threatens to invade ICANN https://www.neowin.net/news/europe-threatens-to-invade-icann/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The Internet is teetering on the brink of war. European forces amassed under the executive chairman of UK registry Nominet, Dr Willie Black, are poised ready to strike at the very heart of the Net... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/europe-threatens-to-invade-icann">Read more...</a> daniel@neowin.net (Daniel Fleshbourne) Mon, 10 Feb 2003 16:08:19 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/europe-threatens-to-invade-icann ASPFriends threatens to pull the plug over "Bully Microsoft" https://www.neowin.net/news/aspfriends-threatens-to-pull-the-plug-over-bully-microsoft/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Thanks Anon for this. The operator of the popular ASPFriends mailing lists is preparing to pull the plug on his service, accusing Microsoft of acting like a &quot;bully&quot; and mistreating the huge ASP.NET community. Charles... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/aspfriends-threatens-to-pull-the-plug-over-bully-microsoft">Read more...</a> steven.parker@neowin.net (Steven Parker) Mon, 18 Nov 2002 09:39:49 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/aspfriends-threatens-to-pull-the-plug-over-bully-microsoft PHP Vulnerability Threatens Web Servers https://www.neowin.net/news/php-vulnerability-threatens-web-servers/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Thanks to zivan56 &amp; davidpaj for the heads up. A flaw found in newer versions of the PHP Web server scripting language could allow attackers to crash, and in some cases control, computers over the... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/php-vulnerability-threatens-web-servers">Read more...</a> () Tue, 23 Jul 2002 08:01:52 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/php-vulnerability-threatens-web-servers Code Red still threatens Net https://www.neowin.net/news/code-red-still-threatens-net/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>While doing a search for CODE RED on NeoWin, the latest article displayed was posted on the 10th of September, 2001. And now it looks like Code Red might be resurrected again. Security... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/code-red-still-threatens-net">Read more...</a> () Sun, 05 May 2002 07:27:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/code-red-still-threatens-net Aguilera Threatens Suit Over Internet Porn Video https://www.neowin.net/news/aguilera-threatens-suit-over-internet-porn-video/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>LOS ANGELES Pop diva Christina Aguilera Wednesday threatened to take legal action against the distributors of an online porn video purported to include sexually explicit images of the singer. &quot;It has recently come... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/aguilera-threatens-suit-over-internet-porn-video">Read more...</a> () Thu, 10 Jan 2002 12:47:35 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/aguilera-threatens-suit-over-internet-porn-video UK Gov agency threatens to dump 500,000 Windows desktops https://www.neowin.net/news/uk-gov-agency-threatens-to-dump-500000-windows-desktops/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The UK government's confusing relationship with Microsoft seems to be taking a turn of the worse. In recent weeks we've seen the Ministry of Defence and the National Health Service strike deals which will allegedly... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/uk-gov-agency-threatens-to-dump-500000-windows-desktops">Read more...</a> () Sun, 25 Nov 2001 05:45:24 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/uk-gov-agency-threatens-to-dump-500000-windows-desktops Cyber libel ruling threatens UK ISPs https://www.neowin.net/news/cyber-libel-ruling-threatens-uk-isps/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>UK internet service providers could face a troubled future following a United States Supreme Court judgement on internet libel. The case of Prodigy.com in New York has highlighted the apparently diverging direction US and English... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/cyber-libel-ruling-threatens-uk-isps">Read more...</a> () Sat, 01 Sep 2001 04:53:54 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/cyber-libel-ruling-threatens-uk-isps