Qrpff slow, but it works
Stories by Sam Costello
EMusic allges unfair competition
Buyers hampered by companies not offering goods online
No surprise, says analyst
Though a team of researchers based at Princeton and Rice Universities, as well as Xerox's Palo Alto Research Center (PARC), announced this week that they had successfully cracked the encryption system designed to prevent piracy in the Secure Digital Music Initiative (SDMI), an SDMI member involved in the testing process says that a full crack has not yet been achieved.
All six encryption technologies cracked in repeatable, nontrivial ways
The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), the body charged with overseeing the creation of Internet domain names and with resolving domain name disputes, has unveiled the list of the new proposed top level domain (TLD) names.
Apple Computer stock more than halved in value
A man charged with hacking into US government computers is being held in a federal jail in Los Angeles. Jason Diekman, a 20-year-old resident of Mission Viejo, California, is being charged with gaining unauthorised access to government computers in hacking incidents involving the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), as well as computers at, among others, Stanford, Harvard and Cornell universities.
"Banning Napster is a form of censorship," says Berkley
After two years of proposals, meetings and controversy, the Secure Digital Music Initiative -- SDMI -- may soon become a major player in the Internet music arena. The technology is nearly ready for the market, according to Leonardo Chiariglione, the executive director of SDMI, and is already available, in an early form, in some devices.
Surely you've heard the one about the fox guarding the hen house? Well, what if the hens asked the fox to try and break into their house so that they could learn how to better protect themselves? Strange as it may sound, that's exactly what the creators of SDMI, the Secure Digital Music Initiative, are doing.
BOSTON (09/08/2000) - Only two days after a judge found the company guilty of "willfully infringing" the Universal Music Group's copyrights, Internet music company MP3.com Inc. announced that it will relaunch its My.MP3.com service starting in a few weeks.
Database, tools and applications vendor Oracle Corp. will unveil OracleSalesOnline.com Monday, a free online CRM (customer relations management) software service.
DeCSS still available all over Internet