Articles about Macbride

Kim Dotcom at the NZ parliamentary hearing

Kim Dotcom: You give me proof of govt corruption in my case, I give you MEELLIONS

Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom is offering a $5m bounty to anyone who can prove corruption by the Feds or Hollywood studios to help him defend against the online piracy case against him. Dotcom tweeted that his case was “unfair” and he was offering the cash to anyone who wanted to blow the whistle on the authorities. My case …
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Joe Biden vs Kim Dotcom - Megaupload thriller

The antipodes' most notorious online file sharer, Kim Dotcom, has vented his wrath at the White House claiming, that Vice-President Joe Biden instigated the raids on and shutdown of his Megaupload business. Dotcom made revelations to TorrentFreak that he has information asserting that Biden directed attorney Neil MacBride to …
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I Married a Monster from ISO 9000

Stob We had our quality audit the other week. Its cadences seemed curiously familiar. The solemnisation of the quality system The service is traditionally held in the offices of a software house, as a St Audit's day substitute for matins. The congregation are gathered in the programmers' kitchenette, sipping coffee. Opening …
Verity Stob, 24 May 2010

TTxGP: world's first e-bike grand prix race report

Leccy Tech The inaugural zero-emission motorcycles grand prix – the TTxGP - finished last week with more than its fair share the drama, excitement and breakdowns. As with any new form of motor sport, the rate of attrition was high with only nine of the 20 bikes due to start race making it to the chequered flag. eRockit Pre-prang: …
Alun Taylor, 19 Jun 2009
Pirates ahoy!

BSA: Software piracy's 'tragic' impact on US society

The Business Software Alliance claimed yesterday that software piracy in the US is costing the industry $11.4bn and local government $1.7bn in lost taxes. The software multinational lobbying group reckoned that although four out of five pieces of software is legally bought in the US the remaining counterfeit material results …
Kelly Fiveash, 18 Jul 2008
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Don't say nothing to the SCO cops, Gartner advises Linux users

Is it just us, or could Gartner's latest advice for Linux-packing corporations have similar application in slightly different contexts? Is it, do you think, perhaps the kind of language Edward G Robinson might understand? Gartner kicks off normally enough, sagely observing that SCO looks in some danger of being eaten by its own …
John Lettice, 21 Nov 2003
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Texan grits, True Brits and Seattle disowns Redmond

Letters Christmas is coming - the mailbag's getting fat. Topic of the week here, it seems is last week's ruling about grey imports. Read all about that here. There's a good bellyache about developing for the Mac too but it'll have to wait until next week. Now onto the trivia. The Ziff-Davis Guide To Britishers (and other foreigners …
Andrew Orlowski, 30 Nov 2001