8th August 2009 Archive

The Register breaking news

US appeals court cans CAN-SPAM suit

In a decision that could make it harder for internet users to take spammers to court, a federal appeals court has upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit against a company that sent a man more than 13,000 unsolicited emails.
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Will Google regret the mega data center?

In the wake of Microsoft's decision to remove its Windows Azure infrastructure from the state of Washington - where a change in local tax law has upped the price of building out the proverbial cloud - the company's former director of data center services has warned that Microsoft and other cloud-happy giants may soon find that the mega data center isn't all it's cracked up to be.
Cade Metz, 08 2009