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2008-08-05 18:00:33

By ELISABETH HULETTE Staff Writer Attention students: Compute carefully this year. The technology staff is watching. All county public school students will get logins and passwords to school computers this year, which will help teachers catch students who break the rules governing use, school officials said. "They're getting very savvy," said Greg Barlow, chief information officer for county schools. "It was difficult to tell who was doing what." The logins are part of a software...

2008-08-02 03:00:12

To: FOREIGN EDITORS Contact: Tao Wang, Global Internet Freedom Consortium, +1-888- 937-1688, contact@internetfreedom.org WASHINGTON, Aug. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Global Internet Freedom Consortium (GIFC) announced today that their anti- censorship software tools are ready to help journalists and tourists during the Olympics, to circumvent China's Internet blockade. The software, which is available free of charge, can be downloaded onto a hard drive or USB drive to safely and...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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