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Now Internet Society told to halt controversial .org sale… by its own advisory council: 'You misread the community mindset around dot-org'

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/19/dot_org_sale_isoc_advice/

5 days ago

Meanwhile, would-be buyer Ethos attempts closed-room meeting to push deal through

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Revolution, comrades: Internet Society told to halt .org sale… by its own advisory council

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/19/internet_society_org_sale/

6 days ago

Would-be buyer Ethos attempts closed-room meeting to push deal through

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Now Internet Society told to halt controversial .org sale… by its own advisory council: 'You misread the community mindset around dot-org'

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/19/dot_org_sale_isoc_advice/

6 days ago

Meanwhile, would-be buyer Ethos attempts closed-room meeting to push deal through

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It is with a heavy heart we must inform you, once again, folks are accidentally spilling thousands of sensitive pics, records onto the internet

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/17/roundup_feb14_2020/

7 days ago

Roundup Plus: Iranians accused of hacking IT service providers to get at their customers

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Tray Radio is a free internet radio player that can record streams and play music

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/02/14/tray-radio-is-a-free-internet-radio-player-that-can-record-streams-and-play-music/

a week ago

Pandora and other online radio services may be cool, but they lack the charm of a real station. Programs like Screamer Radio are great for this as they provide you with access […]

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Internet Society gets tetchy over .org sale delay, half-threatens ICANN over deadlines and jurisdiction

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/05/internet_society_org_sale/

3 weeks ago

Meanwhile, DNS overseer continues to dither on whether to do anything

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If you never thought you'd hear a Microsoftie tell you to stop using Internet Explorer, lap it up: 'I beg you, let it retire to great bitbucket in the sky'

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/23/stop_using_internet_explorer/

a month ago

We say take off and nuke the entire codebase from orbit. It's the only way to be sure

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WindiLeaks: 250 million Microsoft customer support records dating back to 2005 exposed to open internet

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/22/microsoft_support_database_leak/

a month ago

Quickly shuttered partially redacted leaky DB included 'internal notes marked as confidential'

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0Patch releases patch for Internet Explorer vulnerability (also for Windows 7)

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/23/0patch-releases-patch-for-internet-explorer-vulnerability-also-for-windows-7/

a month ago

Microsoft ended support for the company's Windows 7 operating system on January 14, 2020 and revealed a day later that it would not support Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 7 either anymore. […]

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Let’s check in on the .org sale fiasco: Senators say No, internet grandees say Yes – and ICANN pretends there's absolutely nothing to see here

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/21/org_sale_fiasco/

a month ago

'Ethos Capital, ISOC, and PIR have failed to provide clear and transparent information'

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Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 7 is no longer supported

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/20/internet-explorer-11-on-windows-7-is-no-longer-supported/

a month ago

Microsoft ended its support for the company's Windows 7 operating system last week officially. While Enterprise and business customers may extend support by up to three years, it is no longer supported […]

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It's Friday, the weekend has landed... and Microsoft warns of an Internet Explorer zero day exploited in the wild

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/18/roundup_january_17/

a month ago

Roundup Plus, WeLeakInfo? Not anymore!

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Why is a 22GB database containing 56 million US folks' personal details sitting on the open internet using a Chinese IP address? Seriously, why?

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/09/checkpeoplecom_data_exposed/

2 months ago

Exclusive If CheckPeople could take a look at this, that would be great

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As internet pioneers fight to preserve .org’s non-profit status, those in charge are hiding behind dollar signs

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/09/org_preservation/

2 months ago

ICANN, ISOC, PIR and Ethos still refusing to provide details

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Internet Download Manager is probably the best video downloader right now

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/02/internet-download-manager-is-probably-the-best-video-downloader-right-now/

2 months ago

When it comes to downloading videos, there is a constant battle between video streaming providers on the one side, and extensions, applications and services that provide video downloading functionality on the other. […]

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'Supporting Internet Explorer is hell': Web developers identify top needs – new survey

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/12/20/web_devs_identify_top_needs_in_new_survey/

2 months ago

WebAssembly key tech for replacing native apps, say respondents

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FCC proudly wastes $90m getting data-capped, pricey satellite internet to tiny percentage of US population

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/12/18/fcc_rural_broadband/

2 months ago

On the plus side, this saves cable companies the hassle of laying down fiber

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Stop us if you've heard it before but... Africa's internet management body mired again by corruption allegations

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/12/17/another_afrinic_scandal/

2 months ago

And you thought it was just ICANN and the Internet Society having a bad month

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Internet of crap (encryption): IoT gear is generating easy-to-crack keys

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/12/16/internet_of_crap_encryption/

2 months ago

Poor entropy in embedded devices leading to weaker certificates: study

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Internet jerk with million-plus fans starts 14-year stretch for bizarre dot-com armed robbery

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/12/10/domain_thief_14_years/

2 months ago

Lawyer attempted to argue theft of domain name at gunpoint was too stupid to be true

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