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IE is a no-no

Using IE as your browser is really something people shouldn’t do anymore. It used to be my personal preference not to use it, because browsers like Opera or now Firefox simply have more to offer IMO, but today it’s basically a must if you don’t want your system to be infested with spyware. It’s amazing […]

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land of the free, home of the…

This is amazing, picked it up from slashdot The Senate Judiciary Committee, led by everybody’s favorite senator, Orrin Hatch, is moving to outlaw P2P entirely by making it illegal to produce such applications. The plan is to make p2p apps illegal in The States because they “indice” copyright violation. It’s like WTF!? What kind of […]

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DRM systems are bad for business

So the Beastie Boys have a new album out, which I was looking into getting myself a copy, since I already have most of their other albums, and I’ve always liked their fun approach to hip-hop. It turns out that their latest CD however contains MacroVisions CDS-200 DRM technology which has “features” that stop me […]

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update week

Some nice updates came to my attention this week. Firefox 0.9 has been released by the Mozilla team, which has been my favorite browser for quite a while now . Remember when it was still called Phoenix? Aaah, those where the days. I don’t like the new theme all that much personally, but setting the […]