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Posts Tagged ‘issue’

Ubuntu 11.10 will not ship with “classic” GNOME desktop

Ubuntu 11.10 will not ship with “classic” GNOME desktop

Mark Shuttleworth has revealed that the ‘classic’ Ubuntu desktop will be a thing of the past come the release of Oneiric Ocelot. Responding to a bug report on an accessibility issue in Ubuntu 11.04 Unity Shuttleworth says... We made very good progress on in Natty, but will miss the goal of perfect . We’ll nail it in Oneiric. That’s [...]

2600 Magazine as DRM-free Kindle, PDF ebooks

2600 Magazine as DRM-free Kindle, PDF ebooks

2600 Magazine's Emmanuel Goldstein writes, We thought long and hard over the best way to jump into the whole digital publishing realm after releasing our first issue on the Kindle and Nook last month. We decided to stand up to the DRM proponents and create something that has no restrictions whatsoever - and see if we could sustain that solely [...]

NYC lawmakers are examining whether to do something to discourage whistles, catcalls, and lewd come-ons

NYC lawmakers are examining whether to do something to discourage whistles, catcalls, and lewd come-ons

NEW YORK -- Whistles, catcalls and lewd come-ons from strangers are all too familiar to New York City women, who say they are harassed multiple times a day as they walk down the street. Now lawmakers are examining whether to do something to discourage it. A City Council committee heard testimony Thursday from women who said men regularly [...]

Hacker finds iOS 4.1 bootrom vulnerability that can jailbreak all current hardware

Hacker finds iOS 4.1 bootrom vulnerability that can jailbreak all current hardware

Yesterday’s release of iOS 4.1 was good news for iPhone gamers and iPhone 3G owners who had performance issues post-4.0, but bad news for jailbreakers, with the Dev Team themselves warning users not to upgrade to 4.1 as there was no known way to reverse the baseband post-update. As usual, though, what’s true in the cat-and-mouse [...]

Latest leaked draft of secret copyright treaty: US trying to cram DRM rules down the world’s throats

Latest leaked draft of secret copyright treaty: US trying to cram DRM rules down the world’s throats

Michael Geist writes in with the latest news on the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA), the secret, closed-door copyright treaty that will bring US-style copyright rules (and worse) to the whole world. Particularly disturbing is the growing support for "three-strikes" copyright rules that would disconnect whole families from the [...]