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Homeland Security plays real reasonable on Real ID

The Department of Homeland Security fronted up as a reasonable gent yesterday when it granted state civil servants extra time to implement the Real ID Act.
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Supreme Court refuses to review 200-year sentence for child porn

The US Supreme Court has refused to hear the case of a man who was sentenced to 200 years in prison for the possession of child pornography. It was one of several recent actions indicating that America's courts are getting tough on kiddie-porn suspects in an age where the trafficking of such images are easier than ever.
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HP and Oracle hit IBM with four penny TPC-C stomp

HP and Oracle have fought back to unseat IBM as the TPC-C benchmark title holder.
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HP closes curtain on sales chief Booth

Exclusive David Booth, one of HP's top sales executives, has left the company, The Register has learned.
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Blog: Capturing and testing Business Policy.

I've just had an interesting email from Bill Nicholls in Washington State prompted by my piece on legacy systems here.
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Of ICANN and the Registerfly meltdown

Comment The scorn heaped upon ICANN recently for its laissez faire attitude toward customer allegations of fraud by its accredited registrar Registerfly - a scandal in which ICANN spent the better part of a year repeatedly referring customers back to Registerfly, even in the face of overwhelming evidence of misconduct - has forced ICANN to acknowledge that it is responsible for holding its accredited registrars to certain ethical standards. Well, it's a start.