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Internet Archive opens National Emergency Library with unlimited lending of 1.4m books for stuck-at-home netizens amid virus pandemic

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/24/internet_archive_ebooks_national_emergency_library/

5 days ago

Global crisis necessitates extreme copyright flexibility, educators insist

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Internet samurai says he'll sell 14,700,000 IPv4 addresses worth $300m-plus, plow it all into Asia-Pacific connectivity

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/26/apnic_jun_murai_ipv4_auction/

5 days ago

Alternative headline: Jun Murai remembers he has a /8 under the fridge

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Internet sage says he'll sell 14,000,000 IPv4 addresses worth $300m, plow it into Asia-Pacific connectivity

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/26/internet_ipv4_auction/

5 days ago

Alternative headline: Jun Murai remembers he has a /8 under the fridge

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Can the Internet Break From Overuse?

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6 days ago

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Can the Internet Break From Overuse?

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After 20-year battle, Channel island Sark finally earns the right to exist on the internet with its own top-level domain

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/23/sark_cctld_iso/

7 days ago

Special report We talk to the guy who spent decades trying to make it happen

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The Internet of Things is a security nightmare reveals latest real-world analysis: unencrypted traffic, network crossover, vulnerable OSes

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/11/the_internet_of_things_is_a_security_nightmare_reveals_latest_realworld_analysis_unencrypted_traffic_network_crossover_vulnerable_oses/

3 weeks ago

And the best part of it? Hospitals are most at risk

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House of Lords push internet legend on greater openness and transparency from Google. Nope, says Vint Cerf

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/10/lords_vint_cerf_google/

3 weeks ago

And he tells peers: 'I'm not sure showing you a neural network would be helpful'

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Hackers? Leap day? Nope, just plain old internet hysteria took down stock-trading-for-noobs app RobinHood

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/05/robinhood_outage/

4 weeks ago

DNS overload, as usual, blamed for two-day outage

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Drones must be constantly connected to the internet to give Feds real-time location data – new US govt proposal

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/02/faa_drone_rules_proposed/

4 weeks ago

'Does it have its own satellite dish, sir?' 'You can tell your son it has its own satellite'

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Firefox, you know you tapped Cloudflare for DNS-over-HTTPS? In January, it briefly knackered two root servers at the heart of the internet

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/26/cloudflare_isc_f_dns_root/

a month ago

Probe raises serious questions about private v public web management

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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/

a month 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/

a month 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/

a month 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/

a month 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/

2 months 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/

2 months 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/

2 months 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/

2 months 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/

2 months 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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