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E-Waste Becomes Looming Environmental Issue

E-Waste Becomes Looming Environmental Issue

Apr 23, 2005 6:01 AM PDT
On Earth Day's 35th year, environmentalists have taken aim at technological advancement, only this time the grievance is with the increasing glut of broken and discarded devices, gizmos, cellphones and computer peripherals cluttering the planet.
ISP Sued Over Releasing User Data After Targeting Her

ISP Sued Over Releasing User Data After Targeting Her

Apr 22, 2005 3:00 PM PDT
A woman has filed a lawsuit claiming giant Comcast wrongfully provided her personal information to the recording industry in its attempt to collect funds through a third party over alleged file sharing.

Microsoft Sued Over JPEG-Related Patents

Apr 22, 2005 1:31 PM PDT
Forgent Networks is suing Microsoft, alleging that the software giant is infringing the patent on Forgent’s still-image-compression technology by using the JPEG digital-image standard.
U.K. Pedophile Stings Strain Resources

U.K. Pedophile Stings Strain Resources

Apr 22, 2005 11:30 AM PDT
British authorities are becoming overwhelmed by the growing caseload of child porn surfers as the result of a web sting and international intelligence-sharing.

SexCamCentral and Naked Hosting Offer Free Hosting

Apr 22, 2005 10:25 AM PDT
LAWRENCE, Kan. – SexCamCentral and Naked Hosting have announced a free hosting offer for web girls seeking a solution to stream live webcam shows to their website members.
Acacia Acquires Laptop Docking Patent

Acacia Acquires Laptop Docking Patent

Apr 22, 2005 10:03 AM PDT
In what could easily be called another one of Acacia Technology Group's overly broad patent claims, similar to its DMT patent, the patent holder claims to have acquired a patent relating to laptop connectivity and peripheral devices such as docking stations.
Linux Changes Command

Linux Changes Command

Apr 22, 2005 8:00 AM PDT
Open Source pioneer Linus Torvald has, after a series of public fights with adherents of kernel management system BitKeeper, adopted the program Git as the command module for Linux.
Shane’s World Runs College Hottie Contest

Shane’s World Runs College Hottie Contest

Apr 22, 2005 6:00 AM PDT
The studio that’s famous for bringing porn stars to college campuses to party with students is looking for the hottest co-ed to feature in a future video.
Public Access Porn Case Goes National

Public Access Porn Case Goes National

Apr 21, 2005 4:07 PM PDT
Religious leaders and porn purveyors alike are condemning a local cable access ordinance in Akron, Ohio, as censorship, and other communities nationwide are fighting similar restrictions.
Strip Club Judge Found to Have Violated Ethics Rules

Strip Club Judge Found to Have Violated Ethics Rules

Apr 21, 2005 2:00 PM PDT
Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Kevin Ross, who held court in a strip club for a reality TV program’s pilot, has been found to have violated ethics rules, a Commission on Judicial Performance panel concluded this week.

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