22nd > September > 2001 Archive

Research slaps crypto-banning Feds

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.
Andrew Orlowski, 22 Sep 2001

Ericsson smartens smartphone

UpdatedEricsson has revamped its R380e smartphone.
Andrew Orlowski, 22 Sep 2001

Copy-control Senator sleeps while fair-use rights burn

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. And he'd rather not talk about it, thank you very much.
Dan Berkes, 22 Sep 2001

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