Ridiculous – #AAPL, #VZ Fight Against New York’s ‘Right To Repair’ Law | Techdirt

Update 6/1/17: Well score one for the little guy! Supreme Court rules in favor of Impression Products who sold refurbished Lexmark Ink. This is ridiculous. Again, mega companies trying to push out the small mom and pop fixit shops. I should be

Simply Security – EU proposes data protection overhaul; criticism ensues

The European Commission this week revealed a proposed overhaul to decades-old data protection rules in an effort to improve online privacy and Internet security across the European Union (EU) and beyond. However, even before the effects of the proposed rules could settle,

Netflix Changing DVD Service Name To “Qwikster”?

Update: Netflix does a rewind! Abandons the Qwikster plan… Got an email from, Netflix. They’re changing their DVD service name to “Qwikster”? Really? But the same lousy pricing? Here’s the email: Dear xxxx, I messed up. I owe you an explanation. It

HuffPost – Texas Exposes Private Records: State Accidentally Releases 3.5 Million Personal Records

Another case for making it mandatory to have peoples personal info stored in an encrypted database: The personal records of some 3.5 million Texans were inadvertently exposed after they were placed on a state computer server that was accessible to the public

Facebook Christmas Worm Spreads Holiday Infection — InformationWeek

Facebook Christmas Worm Spreads Holiday Infection — InformationWeek. PandaLabs, the research arm of anti-malware company Panda Security, says that a variant of the Koobface worm, Koobface.GK, is being spread through the posting of malicious links of Facebook wall pages. Attempting to play