All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Protection’
There’s most likely a balance between no regulation and too much regulation, and the current Democratic Congress is walking that line. No one would doubt the potential harm caused by "rogue" Web-dealers, but Sen. Patrick Leahy’s (D-Vt.) tightening grip on Internet service providers should at least cause one to step back a bit to look at it.
A resounding "DOI!" came springing out of the Utah legislature late last week as lawmakers acknowledged they should have done a little background work, or at least listened to all the squalling, before they passed the Trademark Protection Act.
The Utah State Legislature has passed a bill that would make it illegal to purchase keywords relating to a competitor’s product in order to show up alongside them in search results. The Trademark Protection Act has come under much public scrutiny, most notably by Google.
When Google bought YouTube last year, most throughout the blogosphere saw the move as a natural fit for the search company and lauded the acquisition as an monumental success.
Nearly six months later, however, YouTube’s sparkle is beginning to fade amid the copyright complaints that are plaguing Google’s legal department.
Recently (I honestly don’t know when), MSN launched a Digg clone in the Netherlands, called MSN reporter.
You can submit your story, and others can vote for it or against it. The top stories go to the MSN.nl homepage.
Now the boys at MSN haven’t really thought this through, as they store what stories you’ve voted on in… your cookie-jar!
IBM continues to find itself embroiled in ongoing litigation surrounding the wrongful termination claims of former employee James Pacenza, who is suing the company over his dismissal after it was revealed that he had utilized his office computer to access sexually oriented chat rooms.
Last week, Mozilla officially made the second release candidate (RC2) of its popular Firefox browser available for public consumption. As reviews pour in, an interesting debate is brewing amongst developers. Is Firefox 2.0 truly an upgrade from the current incarnation?
LexisNexis and iParadigms teamed up to create a product called CopyGuard to help detect plagiarism and copyright infringement and protect intellectual property. At a time where people and companies are having real problems with copyright protection, this may be a suitable solution for protecting their properties.
Though people have been leery for years about regulating the Internet, that reticent stance is exactly what has caused a Wild West of online porn sites that don’t care who sees what they’re peddling. Recently, in their ever-efficient way, the two ruling parties of the United States government have been in a tizzy over the topic, and it is becoming clear that Internet regulation is soon to be a reality-even if either party hasn’t fully agreed on how to handle it. One’s blind and the other is trying to kill a fly with a bazooka.
Microsoft wants users to have control of their file backups and recovery, and do it with a hard disk instead of a tape.
Yesterday, Microsoft announced the beta release of their Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager (DPM). The utility was designed to provide a continuous disk-based backup and recovery solution for the Microsoft Windows Server System.
One of the great promises that actually came true when our Internet-enabled world reached the twenty-first century is efficient customer-to-business interaction.
Wavelink introduced Wavelink Managed Security, the industry’s first integrated system for wireless LAN management and protection.
Secure Computing’s Sidewinder G2 Security Appliance customers that have activated the Sidewinder’s embedded anti-virus module have protection from an expected wave of malicious worms exploiting the recently announced Windows JPEG vulnerability – before the worms can reach unprotected desktops.
Yosemite Technologies today announced its plans to support Microsoft Data Protection Server (DPS), a continuous, low-cost disk-based backup and recovery solution.
Industry Partners Demonstrate Broad Support for Microsoft Data Protection Server to Provide Customers With Rapid and Reliable Disk-Based Data Recovery.
As the fight for email dominance continues, it seems each major player is bringing more to the table in order to one-up the other. With email being a major source of virus infections, any update to anti-virus protection is bound to draw attention. And so, Microsoft has announced that they will improve Hotmail’s tools to combat viruses that are spread through email.
Offshore instruments of asset protection no longer belong in the realm of the wealthiest individuals with high paid financial advisors. Thanks to the internet and globalization of financial markets, there are plenty of firms that can help just about anyone “go offshore”. What follows is a brief introduction to some of the most popular tools of offshore asset protection and how they can be used by online business people and internet marketers like yourself to protect and grow your business.
Yahoo has begun beta testing a new toolbar that will feature a spyware function called Anti-Spy. The new anti-spyware addition will allow users to protect their computers from these types of programs.
Legislators in Washington, D.C. are considering several credit-related consumer protections as outlined in The Fair and Accurate Credit Transaction Act of 2003 (H.R. 2622). If approved, consumers could benefit from the most wide-ranging changes to the rules covering consumers and credit in decades.
What are copyright laws? How do they affect my firm and how do they affect me? What are my responsibilities and why should I care? These are all questions that most developers and website owners have thought about at one item or another. This article deals with all of these questions and it will give you a starting point for your own firm’s copyright protection plan.
While we’re on the subject of giving out credit card information on the Web, don’t ever give out your credit card number through e-mail. Sending e-mail is just like sending a post card, with the contents of the e-mail open and viewable to anyone who sees it. Educate yourself! The U.S. Federal Trade Commission offers consumer education
information as well as a way to file a complaint online. The FTC doesn’t
try to resolve the complaint for you. Instead, filing a complaint helps
them investigate fraud and could lead to legal action against the company.