18th October 2009 Archive
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Johnson punches clock
The Home Office has agreed to a delay in extradition proceedings for Pentagon hacker Gary McKinnon while Home Secretary Alan Johnson and government lawyers reconsider evidence in the case. Washington has been demanding McKinnon go on trial in the US for breaking into Pentagon computer systems back in 2002. He has never denied …
Law 18 Oct 07:36
Comment It's not just a backup, you know
The failure of Microsoft to safeguard data synchronised from Danger's Sidekick devices on T-Mobile's network has thrown up important questions about cloud-based storage, along with insufferable smugness from iPhone owners. Most cloud-based services aimed at consumers are still on the backup side of things, offering to hold a …
Mobile 18 Oct 09:02