News tagged with digital rights management

Locking down the cloud

A software re-encryption system could allow users to pay for and run applications "in the cloud" without revealing their identity to the cloud host. The same approach would also allow the software providers to lock out malicious ...

dateNov 08, 2013 in Business
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Explainer: What is hacking?

Last week, we woke to news that the largest cyber attack ever was underway in Europe, with reports of global internet speeds falling as a result of an assault on the anti-spamming company Spamhaus.

dateApr 05, 2013 in Internet
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Paramount tests frontier with 'Star Trek' drives

(AP) -- Paramount Pictures is exploring a new frontier by participating in an offer to sell Seagate Technology hard drives with a copy of the latest "Star Trek" movie and 20 other films already on board.

dateApr 13, 2010 in Other
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In networks we trust

(PhysOrg.com) -- European researchers are proposing a paradigm-shifting solution to trusted computing that offers better security and authentication with none of the drawbacks that exist in the current state of the art.

dateFeb 24, 2010 in Computer Sciences
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Amazon files patent suit against Discovery

US online retail giant Amazon has filed a lawsuit against Discovery Communications alleging it infringed four of Amazon's e-commerce patents, The Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday.

dateMay 19, 2009 in Business
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Apple sued for stifling iPod tricks

Internet rights champions have accused Apple of stifling free speech by bullying OdioWorks into ending online sharing of ways to get iPods to work with music websites other than iTunes.

dateApr 28, 2009 in Business
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