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A lawsuit over library porn filters leads to a national controversy.
A controversial lawsuit over the use of Internet filters was resolved last year when the First District Court of Appeals ruled that a city cannot be held liable for a minor's access to pornography in its public libraries.
With the lack of a de facto wireless standard, application development seems to be lame. This article discusses that one possible protocol for text messaging is SMS (Short Messaging System), available by almost all manufacturers and capable of being connected to VoiceXML. Its not sexy, but then again neither was e-mail.
You can never be sure your network is secure enough. After all, you're only as secure as your last patch. But while no network can ever be completely secure, being secure enough is desirable, if not legally required.
The Securities and Exchange Commission now demands that companies list security measures in their annual reports, and a certain amount of due diligence is required. Not for the first time, the actions of the network manager directly influence shareholder value.
Source: People's Daily
Chinese cyber police have detained a 17-year-old suspect following an Internet offense and closed his website.
Police in Heilongjiang Province, northeast China, say the amended law states an Internet offender can be penalized by up to five years in prison.
The suspect Chi Yongshu is a high school student in Qitaihe, a city in the east of Heilongjiang. He admits stealing data, spreading a computer virus and carrying out illegal deals.
Two new reports suggest that the IT security industry is going to see across-the-board growth in the next few years.
In separate reports IDC and Dataquest, a division of Gartner, have both lauded the growth potential for different sectors in the IT security market, including services and software.