By ZDNet Editors
for Between the Lines
| August 15, 2004 -- 19:15 GMT (12:15 PDT)
| Topic: Open Source
Maine passes bill to stop ISPs from selling cutomers' data without consent
New bans and rules for shady Chrome extension practices
CIOs have lost control and need to regain their influence
Apple, Google and WhatsApp fight 'ghost' user proposal to infiltrate group chats
Huawei's Android puzzle: Is Linux Sailfish now an option alongside its own OS?
Huawei looks at a Sailfish OS option to solve the US block on accessing Google Android.
Exim email servers are now under attack
Almost half of the internet's email servers are now being attacked with a new exploit.
Windows 10's built-in Linux kernel lands: New preview lets you try out WSL 2
Microsoft has released the first Windows 10 preview with its new Windows Subsystem for Linux 2.
CERN leaves Microsoft programs behind for open-source software
Two hacking groups responsible for huge spike in hacked Magento 2.x stores
Number of hacked Magento 2.x stores doubles for the third month in a row.
Bug bounty drives VLC's biggest patch but attracts 'a-holes, scriptkiddies, scammers'
A top developer of open-source media player VLC and critic of bug bounties shares lessons learned.
Mozilla CEO: Premium version of Firefox coming this fall
Browser maker working on premium version of Firefox with extra features like VPN access and secure storage.
Medicine needs to embrace open source
The expensive and abusive pharmaceutical industry needs to open up to improve everyone's health.
Programming languages: Python predicted to overtake C and Java in next 4 years
Python's ascent continues among software developers, bolstered by its usability compared with Java and C.