That was the claim made by the Electronic Frontier Foundation. The truth may be more complex.
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Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols
Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols, aka sjvn, has been writing about technology and the business of technology since CP/M-80 was the cutting edge, PC operating system; 300bps was a fast Internet connection; WordStar was the state of the art word processor; and we liked it.His work has been published in everything from highly technical publications (IEEE Computer, ACM NetWorker, Byte) to business publications (eWEEK, InformationWeek, ZDNet) to popular technology (Computer Shopper, PC Magazine, PC World) to the mainstream press (Washington Post, San Francisco Chronicle, BusinessWeek).
By default, Firefox 4 disables Macs' multi-touch functionality, here's how to bring it back.
Companies are beginning to sell IPv4 addresses as the IPv4 address pool finishes drying up.
A who's who of technology wants to change how the Internet works.
For all the hubbub about AT&T acquiring T-Mobile, people have ignored that the two have been working hand-in-glove on their technologies for years.
ICANN finally approved the Internet's .XXX top-level domain.
Yes, Internet Explorer 9 is better than Internet Explorer 8, but there are better Web browser choices out there.
In the last few months, we've seen examples of how trivial it is for the Internet to be broken in Egypt and Libya. In Japan, though, despite earthquakes, tsunami, and potential nuclear reactor meltdowns, the Internet has kept streaming.
32-bit IE 9 is what you want to run, but Microsoft makes installing it on 64-bit Windows a little confusing so here's how to do it and what's actually going on.
I, and a lot of my readers, were puzzled about why my recent SunSpider results showed IE 9 doing so badly compared to Chrome 10, so I took a closer look. This time IE 9 took first by a nose.
The latest version of Chrome, just out, is amazingly fast. I mean its knock your socks off fast.
The bloodshed increases and Gadhafi's government turns off the Internet.
No one has taken "credit" for the attack, which temporarily knocked out the popular home of almost 18-million blogs.
Wondering how your network's core is going to be able to handle tomorrow's ever higher data demands? Juniper Networks thinks it has an answer.
But, at first glance it appears IE 6 (!) that gains the most, while Firefox loses the most. A closer look reveals the truth.