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Hacktivists Call For Internet Blackout Today To Protest CISPA
2013-04-22 07:28:40

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The group of hackers which acts as part troublemaker and part watchdog is calling for an Internet blackout today to protest CISPA, a bill which passed last Thursday. If this bill is signed into law, companies and websites could legally hand over user information to the US government upon request. Anonymous has persuaded over 300 websites to “go dark” as a sign of protest today and is using the #CISPABlackout hashtag...

2013-04-10 23:03:15

Activists seek to promote reforms to protect innovators and Internet. Boston, Massachusetts (PRWEB) April 10, 2013 Today, on the day that Aaron Swartz's trial was set to have begun its second week, Demand Progress and Aaron Swartz's partner Taren Stinebrickner-Kauffman announced that they are holding a noontime rally in Boston to raise awareness about the problems of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) this Saturday, April 13th. Swartz, who committed suicide on January 11, was being...

2013-03-28 10:42:47

Another breakthrough using customizable 3-D printable designs Just as the power of the open-source design has driven down the cost of software to the point that it is accessible to most people, open-source hardware makes it possible to drive down the cost of doing experimental science and expand access to everyone. As part of this movement, a Michigan Technological University lab has introduced a library of open-source, 3-D-printable optics components in a paper published in PLOS One from...

2013-03-27 23:02:28

EcomNets has focused on delivering reliable, innovative solutions that benefit its customers´ bottom line and efficiencies. Streling, VA (PRWEB) March 27, 2013 EcomNets (http://www.EcomNets.com), the leading provider of enterprise software, cloud computing and data center solutions, today announced that it has achieved certification of Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI-DSS) , the most rigorous industry-recognized payment-card security standard available globally....


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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