Customers impacted by Apple's alleged iBooks price fixing scheme will this week receive settlement payments in the form of store credit or checks for up to $6.83 per e-book, the law firm representing plaintiffs in the case announced on Monday.
Hagens Berman issued a press release notifying e-book purchasers of plans to dole out Apple's $400 million settlement fund starting Tuesday.
In a world where governments are demanding exceptional (and unprecedented) access to systems under the guise of national security and the looming specter of terrorism, recent events have resurfaced the conflict between privacy and security. While some believe this to be a new battle of the Internet age, it’s just a continuation of the unending crypto war between technologists and law enforcement.
At 6am on May 7, 2004, Axel Gembe awoke in the small German town of Schönau im Schwarzwald to find his bed surrounded by police officers bearing automatic weapons.
One officer barked: "Get out of bed. Do not touch the keyboard." Gembe knew why they were there. But, bleary-eyed, he asked anyway. "You are being charged with hacking into Valve Corporation's network, stealing the video game Half-Life 2 , leaking it onto the Internet, and causing damages in excess of $250 million," came the reply. "Get dressed."
In case you haven’t heard, Redis is one of the most widely used databases in the world. It’s one of the most popular software projects on GitHub, right up there with tools from Facebook and Google.
Videos of the open-to-public HITB CommSec (community and security) track of talks held alongside the 7th annual HITB Security Conference in The Netherlands have been uploaded to the HITBSecConf Youtube channel.