22nd September 2001 Archive
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Return to your Ewok Villages, eBay bidders - it's safe
While America's own fundamentalists - led by US Attorney General John Ashcroft - prepare the most draconian assault on Americans' civil liberties since the second world war, their very own causus beli seems to be vanishing. The enormous increase in surveillance has been justified by claims that terrorists are using cryptography …
Business 22 Sep 2001, 01:11
Updated R380 gets um, new colour and USB
Ericsson has revamped its R380e smartphone. It's a dual band Symbian phone, but not an open device, which means you can't load third-party software. And there's no Java. But Ericsson claims it's faster, has a better battery and it now sports a USB port and comes in a colour. It emphatically doesn't feature a colour screen, we …
Business 22 Sep 2001, 01:13
Picture a future where distributing Linux is a crime punishable by a hefty fine and a prison sentence. If that sounds ridiculous, then you haven't run into the Security Systems Standards and Certification Act. It's the very latest - and most bizarre - word in political back-scratching from one of South Carolina's U.S. senators. …
Business 22 Sep 2001, 09:32
- Geek's Guide to Britain INSIDE GCHQ: Welcome to Cheltenham's cottage industry
- 'Catastrophic failure' of 3D-printed gun in Oz Police test
- Game Theory Is the next-gen console war already One?
- BBC suspends CTO after it wastes £100m on doomed IT system
- Peak Facebook: British users lose their Liking for Zuck's ad empire