Wednesday, December 28, 2005

Google Sued for Alleged Patent Infringement over Google Talk

While doing some research, I've learned that Google is being sued for patent infringement over the VoIP portion of the Google Talk program. I've posted the full text (38 pages; PDF) of the complaint filed by Rates Technology in October here. A copy of the court docket (as of today) is posted here.

Source: John Battelle/Search Engine Watch

Tuesday, December 27, 2005

Is the NSA reading your e-mail?

How to do a test suggested by Richard Smith to find out ...posted by Bruce Schneier! But do you really want the NSA knocking on your front door? Let's hope not! But if you want to do the test this article on finding open foreign SMTP e-mail relays including Pentagon and other U.S. military networks.

Sunday, December 11, 2005


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