21st September 2002 Archive
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Elementary, Watson! Mystery solved
Two weeks ago the Recording Industry Association of America website was defaced.Twice. Even more embarrassing, the crackers installed pirate music files on the site for download. But how? zone-h.org, a security site-based in Estonia, has uncovered the elementary mistake in RIAA's robot.txt files which gave the crackers their …
Music and Media 21 Sep 2002, 09:15
Apeera into mobile futures
A company called Apeera has a vision. It wants to help operators to create a vast mobile phone peer-to-peer (P2P) network. The start-up's application management system is still in its early stages of development, so there's some way to go before vision is turned into reality. We caught up with the company to explore its plans …
Mobile 21 Sep 2002, 09:25
ITU speaks, we scratch our heads
Silence the band and dim the lights, please: the ITU (International Telecommication Union) has published its annual global survey into which country is the most wired for mobile data. Hong Kong and Denmark come out as winners, but Dan Gillmor, who travels a lot, in his SJ Mercury log asks how they arrived at this conclusion. …
Music and Media 21 Sep 2002, 09:34
- Geek's Guide to Britain INSIDE GCHQ: Welcome to Cheltenham's cottage industry
- Game Theory Is the next-gen console war already One?
- Analysis Spam and the Byzantine Empire: How Bitcoin tech REALLY works
- 'Catastrophic failure' of 3D-printed gun in Oz Police test
- VIDEO Herschel Space Observatory spots galaxies merging